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prop

noun

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a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else
  • a prop kept the porch of the dilapidated house from collapsing

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The first known use of prop was in the 15th century

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“Prop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prop. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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