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prop-

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Related to or derived from propionic acid: propane.

References in classic literature ?
Well, when we inherit prop- erty, it does not occur to us to throw it away, even when we do not value it.
Compressed into it is a whole Alexandrian library of thought, feeling, and sentiment--all that can, all that need be urged, in the form of expostulation, entreaty, rebuke, against that crime of crimes,--making man the prop- erty of his fellow-man
They do not deny that the slaves are held as prop- erty; but that terrible fact seems to convey to their minds no idea of injustice, exposure to outrage, or savage barbarity.