pross

1
[pros]

Origin of pross

1
perhaps Scots variant, in v. use, of prowess
Related formspross·er, nounpross·y, adjective

pross

2
[pros]
noun Slang.
  1. prostitute.

Origin of pross

2
by shortening and respelling
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Examples from the Web for pross

Historical Examples of pross

  • They were only three at table, and Miss Pross made the third.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • No sooner did he face her, than Miss Pross uttered a scream, and clapped her hands.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • Within a few minutes, Miss Pross stood whispering at his side.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • It was the close of the summer day, and he knew Lucie to be out with Miss Pross.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • It was in vain for Mr. Cruncher to repeat what he said; Miss Pross could not hear him.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens