dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for Prog
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prog \Prog\, n.
     1. Victuals got by begging, or vagrancy; victuals of any
        kind; food; supplies. [Slang] --Swift.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              So long as he picked from the filth his prog. --R.
                                                    Browning.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A vagrant beggar; a tramp. [Slang]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A goal; progue. [Scot.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prog \Prog\, v. i. [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]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A perfect artist in progging for money. --Fuller.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              I have been endeavoring to prog for you. --Burke.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To steal; to rob; to filch. [Low] --Johnson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To prick; to goad; to progue. [Scot.]
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229