Entry from British & World English dictionary
Another term for Provo2.
- But now they say I've broken it because I was drinking on the street corner and the Provies [the Provisional IRA] said I was being antisocial and now they say I can't come back for six months.
- Given the gaps in Republican timekeeping, there was one less than celebrated occasion in the 1970s when the Provies were marching down the Pike just as the Stickies were marching up.
- The real crisis will come when Paisley has to sell the Sinn Fein deal to the ‘no Provies on our patch’ religious fundamentalists.
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