verb (used with object)
- prone float,
- prone pressure method,
- prong key,
Origin of prong
Examples from the Web for prong
But more telling than this is the second prong of the Eastern Lyme Offensive.
As the prong passes over the ground, held down by the bowed form of the poor tiller, it barely scratches the face of the earth.Jethro Wood, Inventor of the Modern Plow.|Frank Gilbert
Mr. Prong had thought it very wrong on her part to love the man.
What to her would be her sister's scorn and the malignant virtue of such as Miss Pucker and Mr. Prong?
Word Origin for prong
early 15c., prange "pointed instrument;" mid-15c., pronge "pain," from Anglo-Latin pronga "prong, pointed tool," of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle Low German prange "stick, restraining device," prangen "to press, pinch." See also prod, which might be related. Prong-horned antelope is from 1815 (short form pronghorn attested from 1826).