But more telling than this is the second prong of the Eastern Lyme Offensive.
Then one man has a rake too heavy for him, and another a prong too light.
In other cases a hook or prong is bent to change the spring tension.
There has been a good deal said as to whether the outer edge of the prong of a fork should be straight or curved.
Old muskets fired by a fusee, with a prong to rest the barrel on.
"'Tain't nowise plentiful," the latter admitted, as with each hand gripping a prong of the willow he kept his eyes fixed upon it.
Had we turned up the other prong we would have frozen to death.
"I think so much of my own parish church, Mr. prong," Mrs. Ray replied.
With one prong of a compass in the centre of Hudson Bay, describe a circle.
For instance, spirits newly arrived in hell require no devil with his prong to drive them to their punishment.
early 15c., prange "pointed instrument;" mid-15c., pronge "pain," from Anglo-Latin pronga "prong, pointed tool," of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle Low German prange "stick, restraining device," prangen "to press, pinch." See also prod, which might be related. Prong-horned antelope is from 1815 (short form pronghorn attested from 1826).