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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prick·le /ˈprɪkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pric·kle n.
 1. 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.
 2. A kind of willow basket; -- a term still used in some branches of trade.
 3. A sieve of filberts, -- about fifty pounds. [Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf [syn: spine, thorn,
           pricker, sticker]
      v 1: cause a prickling sensation [syn: prick]
      2: cause a stinging or tingling sensation [syn: tingle]
      3: make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn; "The
         nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample" [syn: