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 for Pricked
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prick \Prick\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pricked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pricking.] [AS. prician; akin to LG. pricken, D. prikken,
     Dan. prikke, Sw. pricka. See Prick, n., and cf. Prink,
     1. To pierce slightly with a sharp-pointed instrument or
        substance; to make a puncture in, or to make by
        puncturing; to drive a fine point into; as, to prick one
        with a pin, needle, etc.; to prick a card; to prick holes
        in paper.
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     2. To fix by the point; to attach or hang by puncturing; as,
        to prick a knife into a board. --Sir I. Newton.
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              The cooks prick it [a slice] on a prong of iron.
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     3. To mark or denote by a puncture; to designate by pricking;
        to choose; to mark; -- sometimes with off.
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              Some who are pricked for sheriffs.    --Bacon.
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              Let the soldiers for duty be carefully pricked off.
                                                    --Sir W.
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              Those many, then, shall die: their names are
              pricked.                              --Shak.
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     4. To mark the outline of by puncturing; to trace or form by
        pricking; to mark by punctured dots; as, to prick a
        pattern for embroidery; to prick the notes of a musical
        composition. --Cowper.
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     5. To ride or guide with spurs; to spur; to goad; to incite;
        to urge on; -- sometimes with on, or off.
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              Who pricketh his blind horse over the fallows.
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              The season pricketh every gentle heart. --Chaucer.
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              My duty pricks me on to utter that.   --Shak.
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     6. To affect with sharp pain; to sting, as with remorse. "I
        was pricked with some reproof." --Tennyson.
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              Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their
              heart.                                --Acts ii. 37.
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     7. To make sharp; to erect into a point; to raise, as
        something pointed; -- said especially of the ears of an
        animal, as a horse or dog; and usually followed by up; --
        hence, to prick up the ears, to listen sharply; to have
        the attention and interest strongly engaged. "The courser
        . . . pricks up his ears." --Dryden.
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     8. To render acid or pungent. [Obs.] --Hudibras.
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     9. To dress; to prink; -- usually with up. [Obs.]
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     10. (Naut)
         (a) To run a middle seam through, as the cloth of a sail.
         (b) To trace on a chart, as a ship's course.
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     11. (Far.)
         (a) To drive a nail into (a horse's foot), so as to cause
         (b) To nick.
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