What does the word prod mean?

Usage examples for prod

  1. How their Highnesses laughed when the poor carls in the water tried to get hold of a net or a rope or a firm piece of ice, while they floundered about in the water, and the peasants fished them up with their long hooks, at the same time giving many of them a sharp prod on the shoulder, crying out- " Ha! – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  2. She has always got a dagger about her somewhere, to give a fellow a prod in her passion." – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  3. On th' prod, hey! – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford