nettle rash

  1. urticaria resulting from contact with various plants causing local irritation.

Origin of nettle rash

First recorded in 1730–40

Words Nearby nettle rash Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use nettle rash in a sentence

  • He was ill all night with nettle-rash in his throat, and nearly choked, poor little boy.

    Happy House | Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
  • Nettle-rash begins with mild sensitive fever, which is sometimes scarcely perceptible.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
  • It is not the first time I've made a rash remark: nettle-rash this turned out!

    Folly as It Flies | Fanny Fern
  • In any case its only evil effect may be an attack of nettle-rash or hives.

  • Among the insane, it has also been noticed that its use has been followed by nettle-rash and petechiæ (Reimer and others).

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth

British Dictionary definitions for nettle rash

nettle rash

  1. a nontechnical name for urticaria

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