prop

(redirected from Prop forward)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

prop

A device of sturdy material used to support or hold something in place.

mouth prop

A metal or rubber device inserted between the jaws to maintain the mouth in an open position. Synonym: bite block
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
References in periodicals archive ?
But for those who have questions about the new politics, the description of it as smelling like a prop forward's jockstrap says it all.
To date, Jay has made 47 appearances for the Vikings, with 20 of those coming during the current season, a campaign which has seen the prop forward cross the whitewash five times.
PARRAMATTA Eels have released prop forward Taulima Tautai from his contract to enable him to join Wakefield.
ST HELENS have confirmed the signing of Harlequins prop forward LOUIE MCCARTHY-SCARSBROOK on a four-year contract from 2011.
The 20-year-old footballer was charged with knocking out 18-stone rugby prop forward Craig Reid in an incident in a Bridge of Allan hotel.
PROP forward Mark Dorrington is set to make his last appearance for New Brighton in their home clash with Wilmslow in North Two West League on Saturday.
The North Queensland Cowboys prop forward was last month unveiled as one of nine new signings for the Bridgend-based club, but he has now asked to be released from his contract for family reasons.
The 14-year-old from Annitsford in Northumberland, is a talented prop forward with Seghill - but also excels at football.
Bridgend's great fightback was marred by referee Hugh Watkins sending off prop forward Gareth Alexander in the final minute.
Prop forward David Wilson will undergo further investigations on a bone injury to his ankle after also being forced to leave the field on Sunday with no estimated lay-off time forecast as yet.
Prop forward Pulu leaves today for New Zealand where he will be playing for Tonga in their Tri Nations tournament against Samoa and Fiji.
Blaze will be joined in South Africa by his Worcester Academy team-mate Dylan Hartley, a prop forward.