These lines so nettled Lord Gardenstone, that the volume disappeared, and was never seen afterwards in the inn of Laurencekirk.
Perrin was nettled, for he prided himself on his colloquial style.
But it nettled her that everybody should be so congratulatory, and nobody surprised.
"Our'n, in course," said Fortner, with nettled surprise at the question.
In another moment the nettled marshal had Bob by the shoulder and was whirling him out of the car.
nettled at this, he put his hand beneath the heavy table and lifted it.
"You are kind," I exclaimed, nettled more at the tone than the words.
This nettled Hilary, who, boylike, had no little idea of his importance in the world.
Ellen Seymour turned an unflinching gaze upon the nettled instructor.
There was just the shadow of a smile hovering around her lips, and it nettled me.
stinging plant, Old English netele, from Proto-Germanic *natilon (cf. Old Saxon netila, Middle Dutch netele, Dutch netel, German Nessel, M.Da. nædlæ "nettle"), diminutive of *naton, perhaps from PIE root *ned- "to twist, knot" (see net (n.)). "[N]ettles or plants of closely related genera such as hemp were used as a source of fiber" [Watkins].