prod

Part of speech: verb

To punch; poke.

Part of speech: noun

A pointed instrument.

Part of speech: noun

A thrust; punch.

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Usage examples "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", William Mienhold.
  2. She has always got a dagger about her somewhere, to give a fellow a prod in her passion." - "The Landleaguers", Anthony Trollope.
  3. On th' prod, hey! - "Hopalong Cassidy", Clarence E. Mulford.