Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD ORIGIN

1766, from nettle (n.) + -some (1).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.