Definition of prickle:
anguish, smart, spine, sting, kill, anatomical, carapace, dagger, prick, let yourself go, shake, pound, bradawl, pang, walk away with, arm, twinge, belly, shiver, suffer, sticker, backbone, tickle, prick up, spikelet, toughie, gummed label, feel, pricker, stumper, stitch, quake, bother, quail, anatomy, irritation, flinch, torment, spur, stifle, burn, thorn, overflow, throe, poser, give up to, cringe, neuralgia, antler, capsule, body, agony, trouble, blowhole, stab, paster, nurse, eina, pin, irritant, vertebral column, experience, needle, discomfort, bony, sharp, back, acantha, goad, possess, tingle, chill, soreness, distress, rachis, pain, bite, ache, cock up, hurt, misery, spike, feeling, spinal column, recoil.
- "Tropic Days", E. J. Banfield.
- "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.
And I edged farther, and farther, as if seeking for a mark, but with all my flesh a- prickle and my breath fast, like any man, I assert, who forces himself to invite the striking capabilities of a rattlesnake.- "Desert Dust", Edwin L. Sabin.