- urticaria resulting from contact with various plants causing local irritation.
Origin of nettle rash
Examples from the Web for nettle rash
Historical Examples of nettle rash
It is not the first time I've made a rash remark: nettle-rash this turned out!Folly as It Flies
In any case its only evil effect may be an attack of nettle-rash or hives.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
My wife is very sick and confined to her bed with something like the nettle-rash.Memoir of John Howe Peyton
And then I got as busy as a one-armed man with the nettle-rash pasting on wall-paper.The Gentle Grafter
Hives, hīvz, n. a popular term for nettle-rash and other similar skin diseases: laryngitis.
- a nontechnical name for urticaria