pricker


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prick·er

 (prĭk′ər)
n.
1. One, such as a pricking tool, that pierces or pricks.
2. A prickle or thorn.

pricker

(ˈprɪkə)
n
1. a person or thing that pricks
2. (Botany) US a thorn; prickle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pricker - a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leafpricker - a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
aculeus - a stiff sharp-pointed plant process
glochid, glochidium - a barbed spine or bristle (often tufted on cacti)
2.pricker - an awl for making small holes for brads or small screwspricker - an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
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One noontide I was by Franklin Swinton's gate, when up he rides with a yeoman pricker at his heels.
Yeomen prickers they are, who tend to the King's hunt.
We were walking through trees and fucking pricker bushes with thorns in my fucking legs.
Head to the city's Dungeon and step into the Market Square in 1649 with the Spring Assizes under way and 21 criminals awaiting their fate as decided by the evil Witch Pricker.
You'll step into York's Market Square in 1649 with the Spring Assizes under way and 21 criminals awaiting their fate as decided by the evil Witch Pricker.
The reception I got from the pricker bush below was less than inviting.
Ash shadowed the speckled hollows of your cheeks while you slid the pricker from the hole with the precision of a surgeon, of an inventor, like a cigarette cupped in the palm of your hand.
We would bushwhack through the woods till we got to the clearing of the creek, emerging with battle wounds of deep, thin, scratches from the pricker bushes.
Pricker, a las cuales reprocha, por su parte, que no incluyan fuentes no comunistas y occidentales.
In Cloudburst, she teams up with fellow Oscar-winner Brenda Pricker, who plays Dot.