prodPronunciation: (prod), [key]
—v., prod•ded, prod•ding,
to poke or jab with or as if with something pointed: I prodded him with my elbow.
to rouse or incite as if by poking; nag; goad.
the act of prodding; a poke or jab.
any of various pointed instruments used as a goad, esp. an electrified rod that administers a mild shock: a cattle prod.
ProdPronunciation: (prod), [key]
—n. Chiefly Ulster Slang (often disparaging and offensive)
a Protestant, esp. an Anglo-Irish Protestant.
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