false nettle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n false nettle any of several flowering weeds of the genus Boehmeria lacking stinging hairs
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Usage

In literature:

But the false news which he had at first received nettled the curate of Einsidlen.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2" by J. H. Merle D'Aubigné
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