Words and Phrases
prig (n) and (vb)

“prig (n) and (vb)”

Meaning:

  • haggle; beat down in price (to)
  • a miser (noun)
  • beg or implore (to)

In Literature:

Excerpt from Donegore Hill by James Orr

An’ Privates, cursin’ purse-proud prigs
wha brought ‘em balls to sloken


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