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pierce

To penetrate body tissue, usually in order to place an ornamental ring or stud on the surface of the skin.
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And Peter says it's not just the Britney Spears generation who want their bits pierced.
We get quite a few middle-aged people as well - the oldest person we've had was a 66-year-old woman who came to have her nipple pierced,'' he revealed.
Today, the "art" has gone far beyond the traditional pierced ear lobe.
Today, teens are getting their bodies pierced more than ever--and in every place imaginable
I'm sure my pierced tongue has elicited way more gasps than the average nose job, and people point to the tattoo on my foot much more than they would if I had fake breasts.
Seymour Weaver, a dermatologist in Houston, has seen persistent infections in some patients who have pierced a sensitive body part.
Minors would need parental consent to get any body parts, including ears, pierced.
Between age 12 and 13, Margaret Greene says, she pierced her body in about a dozen places.
I've pierced people who work in the state Capitol building, right near here, that you wouldn't imagine.