- to search or prowl about, as for plunder or food; forage.
- food or victuals.
Origin of prog
First recorded in 1560–70; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for progged
- (intr) British slang, or dialect to prowl about for or as if for food or plunder
- British slang, or dialect food obtained by begging
- Canadian dialect a Newfoundland word for food
C17: of unknown origin
- short for proctor (def. 1)
- (tr) (of a proctor) to discipline (a student)
- informal short for programme, esp a television programme
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Word Origin and History for progged
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