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nettle
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Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
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as in: beware of nettles near the river Define
a type of plant with stinging or irritating hairs
  • With some difficulty, and with some stings from nettles and pricks from thorns, they struggled out of the thicket.

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  • I ran into some stinging nettles.
  • He swept around in his long black cloak, watching them weigh dried nettles and crush snake fangs,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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unspecified meaning
  • They tried the other side of the castle, passing out of the hall by a little side door into a maze of stony humps and hollows which must once have been passages and smaller rooms but was now all nettles and wild roses.

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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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