pross

noun

variants or prossie or prostie

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In two hours, unbeknownst to her procurers, the new girl was picked up in a general pross bust. Gail Sheehy, Daily Intelligencer, 9 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pross was in 1901

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Cite this Entry

“Pross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pross. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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