Definition of Progging
1. prog [v] - See also: prog
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Progging
Literary usage of Progging
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1876)
"First one man would give the elephant a prog with his spear, and when it turned upon him another would arrest its attention by progging it on the other side ..."
2. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"The operation is called going a progging, but whether this is a mere corruption of ... or whether progging means collecting sticks (brog, Scot. Bor. ..."
3. Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales: A Sequel to the Nursery Rhymes of England by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1849)
"If it happen that a crusty chuff prevents them, the threatening finale is too often fulfilled. The operation is called going a progging, but whether this is ..."
4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1862)
"Prog is what is got by progging, as the provisions in a beggar's bag, and is thence applied to victuals taken to be consumed on a journey or the like. ..."