pricker


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pricker

[′prik·ər]
(botany)
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That's why it's in the catalogue, along with rainbow makers and stainless-steel egg prickers for all the other members of the family who are awkward to buy for.
Now approaching 60, the author, columnist, broadcaster and humorist, devilish pricker of the Establishment's conscience, has a lifetime of carefully chosen words under his belt.
Llewellyn's pre-race fears over Beau's tendency to jump to the left were borne out, even with a pricker on the left side of his bit, making his runaway victory all the more worthy.
They have been taken out and we also tried him in a pricker and different bit tonight.
We used a pricker to try and keep her straight today but it didn't work.
We cannot wear them very far from our house due to thorns, prickers and black locust needles.
The genus Rubus, for example, contains several species of what we call prickers, stickers or brambles--raspberry, blackberry, and dewberry.