Definitions starting with P

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[cf. Gut. idem, to rear up (Parsons 1923: 35); cf. OED, of a horse: to spring and bound in high mettle; to rise by springing from the hind legs] v.t. to ride (a bicycle) on the rear wheel only: He prancin' his bike, showin' off (Nassau).

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Last update: 2010-11-21 18:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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