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 Profound (The).Progn’e or Prok’ne. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prog.
 
Food (connected with prod, and perhaps prov[ender]). Burke says, “You are the lion, and I have been endeavouring to prog [procure food] for you.”   1
       
“So saying, with a smile she left the rogue
To weave more lines of death, and plan for prog.”
       
Dr. Wolcot: Spider and Fly.
 


 Profound (The).Progn’e or Prok’ne. 

 
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