- prone pressure method,
- prong key,
Origin of pronged
verb (used with object)
Origin of prong
Examples from the Web for pronged
With a pronged implement that they had given him, he set to work to mash the food into as soft a mass as possible.The Martian|Allen Glasser
They run ort as tho Satun hisself was arter them with a red hot ten pronged pitchfork.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward|Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
The man in the punt was busy catching eels with a pronged pole, tipped with iron.The Serf|Guy Thorne
It is furnished with a two pronged drag and a heavy steel chain, guaranteed to stand a strain of 2000 pounds.
They should be attached to drags of some sort; either stones, chunks of wood or the pronged, iron drags.
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).