Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To poke; prod.
- To go prowling about, as for pickings or plunder; prowl; filch; forage; especially, to go a-begging.
- To search carelessly or aimlessly, as for oysters, clams, etc., along the shore in a rambling way.
- n. A pointed instrument for poking or prodding.
- n. A poke; a prod.
- n. Victuals got by begging; hence, victuals in general; food.
- n. One who goes from place to place begging for victuals.
- adj. Abbreviation of progressive.
- n. computing, informal A program.
- n. slang, obsolete Victuals got by begging, or vagrancy; victuals of any kind; food; supplies.
- n. slang, obsolete A vagrant beggar; a tramp.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Low To wander about and beg; to seek food or other supplies by low arts; to seek for advantage by mean shift or tricks.
- v. Low To steal; to rob; to filch.
- v. Scot. To prick; to goad; to progue.
- n. Slang Victuals got by begging, or vagrancy; victuals of any kind; food; supplies.
- n. Slang A vagrant beggar; a tramp.
- n. Scot. A goal; progue.
- Abbreviations. (Wiktionary)
“There is some small truth in the term prog-folk, as the band tries to mix traditional Celtic tunes with prog (related) arrangements.”
“Sancho had recourse to the larder of his alforjas and took out of them what he called the prog; Don Quixote rinsed his mouth and bathed his face, by which cooling process his flagging energies were revived.”
“Stace: Ozric Tentacles is one of those bands that always comes up in prog-rock conversations, but I've never really heard them before.”
“I could not easily categorise AV into prog metal, as there are no distinct elements in relation to classic 'prog' - however innovation is present.”
“But above all the grand themes of Bacon's phi - losophy — the criticism of tradition, the idea of prog - ress, the revaluation of technology, the project of a history of the arts — were to inspire some of the chief spokesmen of European thought.”
“Delmoniker prog would 'a' made people open their eyes as was eatin 'their Christmas dinners on shore that day.”
“Probably I have said this before, but our fellow collaborator Igor (aka prog-jester) is a very talented and busy musician whose music can please different people with different tastes.”
“All amateurs of French prog, that is theatrical symphonic rock, should have this gem in their collection.”
“The Mayan Factor could equally be called prog rock as they could be lumped into the space rock category.”
“I'm not sure if I would like the music (it's been described as prog rock, a genre that's very hit and miss IMHO).”
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I've noticed many, many words start with PRO and this is just a collection of them.
If I've seen it, heard it, or marvelled at it, I'll stick it here.
A place for me to store my Newfoundland English, as I learn it. (Might take a while.)
Interesting words related to food, ingredients, dishes, cookery, cuisines and so on. Exotic in this case is entirely subjective, with funkelberries on top.
Looking for tweets for prog.