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nettle
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "If you mean me by that," said Mr. Tulliver, considerably nettled, "you needn’t trouble yourself to fret about me.

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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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