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prickle

Botany a pointed process arising from the outer layer of a stem, leaf, etc., and containing no woody or conducting tissue
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Push the matchsticks into the clay to make 'prickles'.
The first is a vining plant with prickles on its stems and leaves.
I rushed through to find my youngest standing like the human incarnation of the Millennium Dome with great prickles sticking out of his head in every direction.
In its original language, the text is a composite of three tales: "Los jardines de Versalles," "La penca" and "Pequena nacion." In comparison, this new publication features two additional stories in the following order: "Quetzali," "Mama Concha," "The Gardens of Versailles, "Prickles," and "Little Nation." This English-language version includes an introductory essay by Adam Spires titled, "Alejandro Morales: Writing Chicano Space," which elaborates on the complexity of "Chicano national space within the United States" (vii).
TOP BUY - ANTI-BRAMBLE GAUNTLETS IF YOU'RE tackling prickles and other tough sharp plants this winter, you'll need more than basic gardening gloves to help you in your task.
Prickles adds to the fun Richard Woollacott has comfortably exceeded his season's target and Prickles moved him to 12 winners with a gutsy display in the 2m handicap hurdle.
As Dad begins his 72nd summer, he is involuntarily schooling me in the prickles and benefits of aging.
WOLVERHAMPTON: 5.25 Stargazing, 6.00 Yourinthewill, 6.30 Locum, 7.00 Coastal Passage, 7.30 Master Of Disguise, 8.00 Prickles, 8.30 So Wise, 9.00 Aussie Blue.
F ree of the prickles & rocky scrapes that dry land exacts,
This variety has rich dark leaves with few prickles and readily produces a crop of bright red berries.