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Words nearby pricking
Example sentences from the Web for pricking
He started playing with the fork again, pricking his thumb against its end.
Fact is, my ears have been pricking up all morning to hear the old bull-whips crack.The Lions of the Lord|Harry Leon Wilson
"As you please, Monseigneur," answered Modernus, pricking his mount.The Miracle Of The Great St. Nicolas|Anatole France
He could not resist the temptation of stealing across the reeds to Mysa and pricking him with the point of his knife.The Second Jungle Book|Rudyard Kipling
The pricking out of seedlings in pots in the propagating pit is effected in a similar way.
“By the pricking of my thumbs, something evil this way comes,” exclaimed Carstairs.The Cruise of the Frolic|W.H.G. Kingston