Prog (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Progged (). p. pr. & vb. n. Progging.] [Cf. D. prachen, G. prachern, Dan. prakke, Sw. pracka, to beg, L. procare, procari, to ask, demand, and E. prowl.]

1.

To wander about and beg; to seek food or other supplies by low arts; to seek for advantage by mean shift or tricks.

[Low]

A perfect artist in progging for money. Fuller.

I have been endeavoring to prog for you. Burke.

2.

To steal; to rob; to filch.

[Low]

Johnson.

3.

To prick; to goad; to progue.

[Scot.]

 

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Prog, n.

1.

Victuals got by begging, or vagrancy; victuals of any kind; food; supplies.

[Slang]

Swift.

So long as he picked from the filth his prog. R. Browning.

2.

A vagrant beggar; a tramp.

[Slang]

3.

A goal; progue.

[Scot.]

 

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