Prod Prod, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prodded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prodding}.] To thrust some pointed instrument into; to prick with something sharp; as, to prod a soldier with a bayonet; to prod oxen; hence, to goad, to incite, to worry; as, to prod a student. --H. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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