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noun 
  1. A herb, Urtica, which is covered with stinging hairs, causing a rash.
  2. Loosely, anything which causes such a rash, such as a jellyfish or sea-nettle.
  3. A family name
verb (nettl, ing)
  1. Of the nettle plant, to sting or cause a rash in someone.
The children were badly nettled after playing in the field.
  1. To pique, irritate, vex or provoke someone.
Etymology: From netle.


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