progged

prog

[prog] British Slang.
verb (used without object), progged, progging.
1.
to search or prowl about, as for plunder or food; forage.
noun
2.
food or victuals.

Origin:
1560–70; origin uncertain

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prog1 (prɒɡ)
 
vb , progs, progging, progged
1.  slang, dialect or (Brit) (intr) to prowl about for or as if for food or plunder
 
n
2.  slang, dialect or (Brit) food obtained by begging
3.  dialect (Canadian) a Newfoundland word for food
 
[C17: of unknown origin]

prog2 (prɒɡ)
 
n
1.  short for proctor
 
vb , progs, progging, progged
2.  (tr) (of a proctor) to discipline (a student)

prog3 (prɒɡ)
 
n
informal short for programme, esp a television programme

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prog
1958, colloquial shortening of progressive (q.v.).
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