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Definition of Prod


  1. A pointed instrument for pricking or puncturing, as a goad, an awl, a skewer, etc.
  2. A prick or stab which a pointed instrument.
  3. A light kind of crossbow; -- in the sense, often spelled prodd.
  4. To thrust some pointed instrument into; to prick with something sharp; as, to prod a soldier with a bayonet; to prod oxen; hence, to goad, to incite, to worry; as, to prod a student.

Prod Quotations

There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
Robert Frost

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
Winston Churchill

Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time.
John Steinbeck

By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.
Theodore Bikel

Churches we build only by our own efforts and not in the strength of the Spirit will quickly collapse when we don't push and prod people along.
Francis Chan
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Prod Translations

prod in German is stupse, stupsen
prod in Swedish is egga
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