2. To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause.
By all means possible they procure to have gold and silver among them in reproach.Robynson (More's
Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall.Shak.
3. To solicit; to entreat. [Obs.]
The famous Briton prince and faery knight, . . .Spenser.
Of the fair Alma greatly were procured
To make there
longer sojourn and abode.
4. To cause to come; to bring; to attract. [Obs.]
What unaccustomed cause procures her hither?Shak.
5. To obtain for illicit intercourse or prostitution.
Syn. See Attain.
(Pro*cure") v. i.
1. To pimp. Shak.
2. To manage business for another in court. [Scot.]
1. The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment; attainment.
2. Efficient contrivance; management; agency.
They think it doneDryden.
By her procurement.
(Pro*cur"er) n. [Cf. F. procureur.]
1. One who procures, or obtains; one who, or that which, brings on, or causes to be done, esp. by corrupt
2. One who procures the gratification of lust for another; a pimp; a pander. South.
(Pro*cur"ess), n. A female procurer, or pander.
(Pro"cy*on) n. [L., a constellation which rises before the Dog Star, Gr. before + a dog. ]
1. (Astron.) A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Canis Minor, or the Little Dog.
2. (Zoöl.) A genus of mammals including the raccoon.
(Prod) n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. brod goad, prickle, sting, and E. brad, also W. procio to poke, thrust.]
1. A pointed instrument for pricking or puncturing, as a goad, an awl, a skewer, etc.
2. A prick or stab which a pointed instrument.
3. A light kind of crossbow; in the sense, often spelled prodd. Fairholt.