Decoration formed by pinprick marks forming initials, dates or other inscriptions on metalware. It was less skilled and cheaper than engraving, and practised mainly in the 16thand 17th centuries.
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Prick'ing noun 1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. 'There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword.' Prov. xii. 18 [ 1583]. 2. (Far.) (a) The driving of a nail into a horse's foot...
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1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. 'There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword.' ... 2. <veterinary> The driving of a nail into a horse's foot so as to produce lameness. Same as Nicking. ... 3. A sensation of being pricked. ... 4. The mark or trace left by a har...
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• (n.) Dressing one`s self for show; prinking. • (n.) The mark or trace left by a hare`s foot; a prick; also, the act of tracing a hare by its footmarks. • (n.) The driving of a nail into a horse`s foot so as to produce lameness. • (n.) A sensation of being pricked. • (n.) S...
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This article is about the 17th century practice of `pricking` witches. For other uses of the word, see prick. During the height of the witch trials of the 16th and 17th centuries, common belief held that a witch could be discovered through the process of pricking their skin with needles, pins and b...
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The process of piercing a cheese with long needles in order to introduce the air necessary for certain types of fermentation, usually blue mold growth.
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1) Prick 2) Puncture
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