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- n. Plural form of prop.
- n. "proper respect" or "proper recognition" for another person; an expression of approval or a special acknowledgment; accolade or accolades; praise.
- n. A game of chance using four seashells (each called a prop).
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A game of chance, in which four sea shells, each called a prop, are used instead of dice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A gambling game in vogue about 1850–60, especially in Boston.
- The shells used in this game.
- n. The property-man of a theater.
- n. plural The stage-wardrobe of an actor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. proper respect
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Now, NBC/Universal is going to sell it in a "live" auction along with a slew of other props from the show.