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  • n. Plural form of prop.
  • n. "proper respect" or "proper recognition" for another person; an expression of approval or a special acknowledgment; accolade or accolades; praise.
  • n. A game of chance using four seashells (each called a prop).
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A game of chance, in which four sea shells, each called a prop, are used instead of dice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A gambling game in vogue about 1850–60, especially in Boston.
  • The shells used in this game.
  • n. The property-man of a theater.
  • n. plural The stage-wardrobe of an actor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. proper respect


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  • Props to both of you for not making me use props. ;-)

    July 17, 2007

  • Thanks

    July 17, 2007

  • Aha! Props to you for the credit. ;-)

    July 17, 2007

  • At Lilyjames's "The eyes of the sleepers..." list. :)

    July 17, 2007

  • *looks around*

    Me? When did I do that?

    July 17, 2007

  • Props to Usefulness for introducing me to the word props.

    July 17, 2007