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Prog

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Prog \Prog\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Progged}. p. pr. & vb. n. {Progging}.] [Cf. D. prachen, G. prachern, Dan. prakke, Sw. pracka, to beg, L. procare, procari, to ask, demand, and E. prowl.]

1. To wander about and beg; to seek food or other supplies by low arts; to seek for advantage by mean shift or tricks. [Low]

A perfect artist in progging for money. --Fuller.

I have been endeavoring to prog for you. --Burke.

2. To steal; to rob; to filch. [Low] --Johnson.

3. To prick; to goad; to progue. [Scot.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Prog \Prog\, noun

1. Victuals got by begging, or vagrancy; victuals of any kind; food; supplies. [Slang] --Swift.

So long as he picked from the filth his prog. --R. Browning.

2. A vagrant beggar; a tramp. [Slang]

3. A goal; progue. [Scot.]


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