Pricker

Definition of Pricker

Prick´er
n.1.One who, or that which, pricks; a pointed instrument; a sharp point; a prickle.
2.One who spurs forward; a light horseman.
The prickers, who rode foremost, . . . halted.
- Sir W. Scott.
3.A priming wire; a priming needle, - used in blasting and gunnery.
4.(Naut.) A small marline spike having generally a wooden handle, - used in sailmaking.

Related Words

aculeus, glochid, glochidium, prick, prickle, spine, sticker, thorn
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