The wild Dog-rose is still the "canker" in the speech of the old people, and a thorn or prickle is still a "bush."
When he comes to burn your prickle off, I will slip it into your mouth.
Twenty years hence, forsooth: I would not lie in bed with a man for a world, their beards will so prickle one.
The proof that she could smote suddenly across the ridge of one's spine like the prickle of a mild electric shock.
Claire had held one position of thought for so long that it made her hurt and sting and prickle even to think of moving.
The sun crept up his leg and his kneecap began to prickle pleasantly under the linen trousers.
The boy was brave, but as he saw that row of fiery orbs he felt his flesh creep and his hair began to prickle.
A gasp of amazement, a prickle, a shudder, ran over the skin of that susceptible assembly.
It hurts you to have a prickle in your foot, but the pleasure of taking it out compensates for the pain!
The latter is stronger in the prickle and practically impossible to get through, though it may be avoided by twists and turns.