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nettle
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Middlemarch
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nettle
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • Nettle-seed needs no digging.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I knew it would nettle you, Fred.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Do you mean that I cry up Brooke on any personal ground?" said Will Ladislaw, nettled, and turning sharp round.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Very likely not; but you have been no loser by my trade yet," said Mr. Vincy, thoroughly nettled (a result which was seldom much retarded by previous resolutions).  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then, why don't you extend your liberality to others?" said Will, still nettled.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I didn't want to take a liberty with Brooke," said Sir James; "I see he is nettled.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: my nettlesome little sister
as in: beware of nettles near the river
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