from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pointed instrument, as a joiner's awl, a brad awl, a needle, or a small sharp stick.
  • transitive v. To prod with a pointed instrument, as a lance; also, to broggle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To prick with an awl or other sharp-pointed instrument; push or thrust, as an instrument: as, to brog leather.
  • To catch (eels) by means of small sticks called brogs.
  • n. A pointed instrument, as a shoemakers' awl; a joiners' awl.
  • n. A small stick used in catching eels.
  • n. A jab with a sharp instrument.
  • n. A trick.
  • n. A swampy or bushy place.
  • n. A variant of brogue.


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