Definition of prushun in English:

prushun

(also prushin, prusshun)

noun

US
slang, historical
  • A boy who travels with a vagrant, often begging for him and sometimes also acting as his catamite.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in ‘Josiah Flynt’ (1869–1907) (real name Josiah Flynt Willard). Origin unknown.

Pronunciation

prushun

/ˈprʌʃn/