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nettle
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Then he shot the arrow and fell back and would have died, but he lit on a nettle and sprang up too gaily for a corpse.

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as in: beware of nettles near the river Define
a type of plant with stinging or irritating hairs
as in: my nettlesome little sister Define
to annoy -- especially with minor irritations
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