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prick

1. a taboo slang word for penis
2. the footprint or track of an animal, esp a hare
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Surely, ma'am," replied the Wizard, "and if you'd pricked your nose they might cut your head off.
In fine, all the duennas smacked him and several others of the household pinched him; but what he could not stand was being pricked by the pins; and so, apparently out of patience, he started up out of his chair, and seizing a lighted torch that stood near him fell upon the duennas and the whole set of his tormentors, exclaiming, "Begone, ye ministers of hell; I'm not made of brass not to feel such out-of-the-way tortures.
While they were saying this, Laska, with ears pricked up, was looking upwards at the sky, and reproachfully at them.
And she caught at the brooch; but it was too late: the pin had slipped, and the Queen had pricked her finger.
During my ward rounds, I always try to ensure that nursing staff follow the standard operating protocol but still some time found uncapped syringes and pricked bottles, she added.
TERRIFIED mum Faye Turnbull hangs onto hope for her daughter's future after the seven-year-old was pricked by a junkie's needle.
In incision method, a dip cut of about 5 mm was made on the side of the individual rhizome with the help of a flame sterilized spear head needle In case of pin prick method, sterilized rhizomes were pricked individually 3-4 times with the help of a flamed needle.
Also, good sausages don't need to be pricked, but old-fashioned bangers contained lots of water, so if you didn't prick them they exploded in the pan - hence the term 'banger'.
In addition to conducting tests during which skin is pricked or blood is drawn, allergists also conduct a detailed medical history when screening an individual for food allergy.
In fact, this is can be a normal reaction of the skin to being pricked (false positive).