Definition of Pronking

1. Verb. (present participle of pronk) ¹



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Definition of Pronking

1. pronk [v] - See also: pronk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronking

prong
prongbuck
prongbucks
pronged
pronghorn antelope
pronghorns
pronging
prongs
prongy
pronic
pronities
pronity
pronk
pronked
pronking (current term)
pronks
pronoia
pronomial
pronominal
pronominal adverb
pronominal adverbs
pronominal phrase
pronominal verb
pronominal verbs
pronominalize
pronominalized
pronominalizes
pronominalizing
pronominally

Literary usage of Pronking

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1. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"... 20000 exuberant springboks (which can go months without drinking) "pronking" in stiff-legged upward leaps, and some 1500 or so elephants, some solo, ..."

2. In Haunts of Wild Game: A Hunter-naturalist's Wanderings from Kahlamba to by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1896)
"The first rush over, he quickly settles down into a long "rocking- horse " canter, or else goes " pronking " away, as the Boers style it, with snowy tail ..."

3. The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe by James Parton (1884)
"... Jerking with freaks and snatches down to earth, Look'd half so bold, so beautiful and strong, As thou when pronking thro' the glittering throng) How the ..."

4. Algemeen Vlaamsch idioticon: uitgegeven, op last van het Taal- en by Lodewijk Willem Schuermans, Pierre Du Bois, 1827-, J. Lambrechts, Jan Baptist David, 1801-1866 (1870)
"81). Te pronken slaan, op de marki aan den schandpaal slaan : die deugniet is veroordeeld om een nur te pronken te staan ( Antw. en Br. ). pronking. ..."

5. Geschiedenis van de geneeskunde en van hare beoefenaren in Nederland by Jelle Banga (1868)
"... dienen ter bestrijding van bijgeloof en kwakzalverij, waaraan men toen nog veel geloofde. Eigenlijk is het eene pronking met geleerdheid op een vrij ..."

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