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Noun: prickling  pri-ku-ling
  1. A somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    - tingle, tingling
Verb: prickle  pri-kul
  1. Cause a prickling sensation
    - prick
     
  2. Cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    - tingle
     
  3. Make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
    "The nurse prickled my finger to get a small blood sample";
    - prick

Derived forms: pricklings

Type of: itch, pierce, prick, somaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia [N. Amer], sting, twinge

Encyclopedia: Prickle