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Did German borrow any words from Old Prussian?

Considering the huge influence Prussia had for a time over Germany, did many words from the Old Prussian language get borrowed into German? (Sorry I didn't originally include the word "Old" as I ...
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Are German words starting with the letter 'p' really of alien origin?

In a book I'm reading these days, the author mentions the various names of the plough in a few Indo European languages. When he comes to cite the German one (Pflug) he casually adds the far-reaching ...