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- v. To jump with all four limbs at once.
- n. A gait or a leap in which all four legs are used to push off the ground at once.
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- v. jump straight up
Rep. William Cummings (D-VA) defends his use of the slang word "pronk" as a legitimate catchphrase.
Ai is a springbok wiv mai tail in teh air Pronk pronk pronk!
The warthogs are starting to make friends, the giraffes like me more, and the springbok pronk everyday pronking is when they bounce around as high as they can, it's awesome!
Espying and taking nonchalant note of the ram's challenge, he vouchsafed to give forth a midrange snarl, whereupon the suddenly paralyzed ram froze at the end of an advancing pronk, stood tottering on all fours for an instant or two, and proceeded to keel over onto one side in a dead faint, all four legs locked sideways and straight, parallel to the ground.
In Hindeloopen (Friesland) one or two beds in the living-room are kept as 'pronk-bedden' (show beds).
Or we should accept it as an animal that weathered the changes in our nation, still holds its title, and continues to pronk along, but is now representative of a unified nation.
The springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) gets its name from its characteristic jumping display - pronk in Afrikaans.
I’m still betting on ‘no mandate’ in the short run of any Obama proposal or anything Congress puts together. pronk Says:
In South Holland it is more customary to have a 'pronk-kamer' ( 'show-room'), which is not a bedroom, but a kind of parlour.
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