Wilson fervently supported prop 187, which was approved by voters the same day he was approved for another term as governor.
The civilian experts he needs to prop up one half of his mission will not arrive because they do not exist.
A young gay man, he was doubly troubled by the results of prop 8.
Kevin Hertzog, a prop stylist in New York, is a fan of the trend.
The prop book was in French because the prop people presumed Calvert would be reading off cue cards.
His prop had broken and torn his motor clear out of his ship.
Get on the prop and we'll see if the old puddle jumper will take off.
You will find that most every one who has to handle a prop will fumble it, will be terribly awkward with it.
Wharever does Dave come in to get insultin' action at sech a prop'sition?
What are the qualities that have lifted him from obscure provincial solicitor to be the prop of a People?
"support," mid-15c., from Middle Dutch proppe "vine prop, support," of unknown origin. Probably related to Old High German pfropfo, German pfropfen "to prop," perhaps from Latin propago "a set, layer of a plant" (see propagation). Irish propa, Gaelic prop are from English.
"object used in a play," 1898, from props (1841), shortened form of properties (which was in theatrical use from early 15c.). Props as slang shortening for proper respects (or something similar) appeared c.1999.
short for propeller, 1914.
"to support," mid-15c., probably from prop (n.1) or a related verb in Dutch. Related: Propped; propping.
An article used on stage or in a film; property (1841+ Theater)
A propeller (1914+)