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cattle prod

noun AGR
smachtín eallaigh

prod

1. verb poke 2. verb push sth into (sth)3. verb prompt, remind 4. noun short, quick push5. noun reminder 6. noun for driving animals 1 verb poke
TRANSITIVEprioc verb  c m ubroideadh a thabhairt dopriocadh a thabhairt dohe prodded it with his finger phrioc sé lena mhéar é, thug sé broideadh dó lena mhéarprod the meat with a fork prioc an fheoil le forcI prodded him awake thug mé broideadh dó chun é a dhúiseacht
INTRANSITIVEprioc verb  c m ubrúigh verb  c m uthe doctor was squeezing and prodding around it bhí an dochtúir ag fáscadh agus ag priocadh thart air
2 verb push sth into (sth) TRANSITIVEbrúigh verb  c m usáigh verb  c m uprod a stake into the ground sáigh stáca sa talamh
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3 verb prompt, remind TRANSITIVEgríosaigh verb  c m uspreag verb  c m uthe teacher may prod or guide you is féidir leis an múinteoir tú a spreagadh nó a threorúthe letter prodded them into action spreag an litir chun gnímh iadshe kept prodding me to apply for it bhí sí ag síorchur brú orm cur isteach air, bhí sí de shíor ag rá liom cur isteach airit prodded my conscience ghoin sé mo choinsias 4 noun short, quick pushsonc masc4  c m upriocadh masc  c m ubroideadh masc  c m uI gave him a prod with my elbow thug mé sonc de m'uillinn dó 5 noun reminder meabhrú masc  c m ujust a gentle prod to think of nominations meabhrú beag daoibh le bheith ag smaoineamh ar ainmniúcháin 6 (also cattle prod) noun for driving animals brod masc1  c m uthey use electric prods baineann siad úsáid as broid leictreacha