Definitions for "Pricking"
The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point.
An archaic practice utilized by Inquisitors and witch-hunters to identify a potential witch or heretic by pricking scars, moles, or unusual blemishes on the skin of the accused with a sharp instrument. If the wound did not bleed or cause discomfort to the accused, he or she was normally found guilty of the crimes for which they had been charged.
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.
Keywords:  nicking
Same as Nicking.
Keywords:  footmarks, hare, lameness, foot, nail
The driving of a nail into a horse's foot so as to produce lameness.
The mark or trace left by a hare's foot; a prick; also, the act of tracing a hare by its footmarks.
Keywords:  prinking, dressing, self, one
Dressing one's self for show; prinking.
Tiny dots struck in the surface of a vessel to give detail to an engraved pattern or to render dates, initials and occasionally coats of arms and longer inscriptions.
Keywords:  sensation
A sensation of being pricked.