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Literary usage of Proggins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"proggins (university), proctor. The proctors and their subordinates, the pro-proctors, are the magistrates of the university. ..."
2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1890)
"... or, if he were a wag, ' the proggins.' One can imagine the howl of contempt which would greet such an answer as ' the upper river,' the ' smug'a' river. ..."
3. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1860)
""My name is proggins. I am a young man, and have a little money in the bank." A low, peculiar laugh was the only reply, but Parish recognised it in an ..."