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prog

[ prog ]
/ prɒg /
British Slang.
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verb (used without object), progged, prog·ging.
to search or prowl about, as for plunder or food; forage.
noun
food or victuals.
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Origin of prog

First recorded in 1560–70; origin uncertain

Other definitions for prog (2 of 3)

prog.

abbreviation
progress.
progressive.

Other definitions for prog (3 of 3)

Prog.

abbreviation
Progressive.
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British Dictionary definitions for prog (1 of 5)

prog1
/ (prɒɡ) /

verb progs, progging or progged
(intr) British slang, or dialect to prowl about for or as if for food or plunder
noun
British slang, or dialect food obtained by begging
Canadian dialect a Newfoundland word for food

Word Origin for prog

C17: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for prog (2 of 5)

prog2
/ (prɒɡ) British slang, archaic /

noun
verb progs, progging or progged
(tr) (of a proctor) to discipline (a student)

British Dictionary definitions for prog (3 of 5)

prog3
/ (prɒɡ) /

noun
informal short for programme, esp a television programme

British Dictionary definitions for prog (4 of 5)

prog.

abbreviation for
programme
progress
progressive

British Dictionary definitions for prog (5 of 5)

Prog.

abbreviation for
Progressive (Party, movement, etc)
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