Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sharp-pointed instrument.
- n. A prick with such an instrument; hence, an incitement; instigation.
- To prick; spur; pierce; prod: often used figuratively.
“Item, we gyve as good as bequest unto [her] a saied Elizabeth Hall, all my plate, solely my brod china as good as gilt bole, which we right widely separated have att a date of this my will.”
““I brod you some keys that Mrs. Witter left for you,” he said.”
“Thad flashed his light downward to catch a furry rump and puff tail-a weaver-brod.”
“We avoided the ghost garden and the brod nest, also those portions under the eeopoe nests where there were showers of an unpleasant nature marked on the walls and fouling the ground sand.”
“Cameel-brod," said he, and kneeling down he commenced scooping away the sand with his hands, and from a few inches below the surface he soon drew a whitish tuber the size of a large turnip.”
“Nas þe þwang noht brod bote ase hit were a twined þred.”
“Setterday at nycht, thei song thare _Salve Regina_, the hole Scottishmen putt on thare cappes, thare hoodis, or such thing as thei had to cover thare headis; and when that otheris war compelled to kyss a paynted brod, (which thei called "Nostre Dame,") thei war not preassed after ones; for this was the chance.”
“You tink I gif you von plate und knife und fork und napkin; no, go to vork at the oyshters, und here is brod a blenty.”
“The town owes its name to a ford (Servian _brod_) of the Save, and dates at least from the 15th century.”
“Then another offers him another article belonging to the ploughman's business, such as the _mool-brod_, but this also is refused; another, perhaps, gives the _sock_, another the _stilts_, another the”
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Objects like needles and spines whose tips are drawn to a fine point.
Many of these nouns also form the gen. sg. with -Ãº: dar, glas, grad, jez, mah, most, nos, pas, plaz, plod, rod, sad, sin (styl.), sled, smrad, strah, tat, trak, vrat, zid; other words that (somet...
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