Prong

Prong

(?), n. [Cf. D. prangen to pinch, press, LG. prange a stick, or W. procio to thrust, E. prowl, pang.]
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1. A sharp-pointed instrument.
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Prick it on a prong of iron.
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2. The tine of a fork, or of a similar instrument; as, a fork of two or three prongs.
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3. (Zol.) (a) A sharp projection, as of an antler. (b) The fang of a tooth.
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