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[pol-ee] /ˈpɒl i/
a female given name, form of Mary.
a common name for a parrot. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The laugh caused by pollys admission failed to soothe Elizabeth.

    Polly's Southern Cruise Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • The pollys topmasts are run up with a hearty will and a rush.

    Pike & Cutlass George Gibbs
  • pollys hungry; Polly wants a cracker, responded the harsh voice.

    Elsie at Ion Martha Finley
  • pollys companions knew that she was but waiting her time to speak out.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Lets go up and get pollys hat there, advised Eleanor, eagerly.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Eleanor had been most particular with pollys, and her own appearance, that morning.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • pollys father and mother may decide to come, but that is not yet certain.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • As for pollys influence in the matter, it of course amounted to nothing.

    The Camp Fire Girls' Careers Margaret Vandercook
  • My dear, she added, putting her hand on pollys shoulder, I hope you are going to be very happy and contented with us.

  • Look at those two, Lois groaned as she dropped her hand from pollys shoulder.

British Dictionary definitions for pollys


noun (pl) -lies
an informal word for politician
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for pollys


fem. proper name, a rhyming collateral form of Molly, pet form of Mary.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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