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See also: bròg and bróg



Borrowing from Scottish Gaelic. Compare brob.


brog (plural brogs)

  1. A pointed instrument, such as a joiner's awl.


brog (third-person singular simple present brogs, present participle brogging, simple past and past participle brogged)

  1. (transitive) To prod with a pointed instrument, such as a lance; to prick or pierce.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)
  2. To broggle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.