The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point.
"There is that speaketh like the prickings
of a sword."
Prov. xii. 18 .
2. Far. (a)
The driving of a nail into a horse's foot so as to produce lameness.
Same as Nicking.
A sensation of being pricked.
The mark or trace left by a hare's foot; a prick; also, the act of tracing a hare by its footmarks.
Dressing one's self for show; prinking.
© Webster 1913.