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  1. nettles(Noun)

    Small lengths of cord attached to a sail, used to secure the excess fabric after reefing; reef points

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nettles

    the halves of yarns in the unlaid end of a rope twisted for pointing or grafting

    Etymology: [See Knittle.]

  2. Nettles

    small lines used to sling hammocks under the deck beams

    Etymology: [See Knittle.]

  3. Nettles

    reef points

    Etymology: [See Knittle.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. nettles

    Small line used for seizings, and for hammock-clues. (See KNITTLE.)--To nettle, is to provoke.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nettles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nettles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Nettles in a Sentence

  1. Swedish Proverb:

    Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.

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    difficult to describe
    • A. elusive
    • B. occlusive
    • C. articulate
    • D. eloquent

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