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 for Prod
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prod \Prod\, n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. brod goad, prickle, sting, and
     E. brad, also W. procio to poke, thrust.]
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     1. A pointed instrument for pricking or puncturing, as a
        goad, an awl, a skewer, etc.
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     2. A prick or stab which a pointed instrument.
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     3. A light kind of crossbow; -- in the sense, often spelled
        prodd. --Fairholt.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prod \Prod\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prodded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Prodding.]
     To thrust some pointed instrument into; to prick with
     something sharp; as, to prod a soldier with a bayonet; to
     prod oxen; hence, to goad, to incite, to worry; as, to prod a
     student. --H. Taylor.
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