Pric"kle (?), n. [AS. pricele, pricle; akin to LG. prickel, D. prikkel. See Prick, n.]


A little prick; a small, sharp point; a fine, sharp process or projection, as from the skin of an animal, the bark of a plant, etc.; a spine.



A kind of willow basket; -- a term still used in some branches of trade.

B. Jonson.


A sieve of filberts, -- about fifty pounds.



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Pric"kle, v. t.

To prick slightly, as with prickles, or fine, sharp points.

Felt a horror over me creep, Prickle skin, and catch my breath. Tennyson.


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