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Meaning of NETTLING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Net"tling\, n. (Rope Making)
    (a) A process (resembling splicing) by which two ropes are
        jointed end so as to form one rope.
    (b) The process of tying together the ends of yarns in pairs,
        to prevent tangling.
    
    
  2. \Net"tling\, p. pr. & a.
    Stinging; irritating.
    
    {Nettling cell} (Zo["o]l.), a lasso cell. See under {Lasso}.
    
    
 

 

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