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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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  • Anne laughed at pollys vivid disgust, and suggested that they return to the hotel.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • The pollys topmasts are run up with a hearty will and a rush.

    Pike & Cutlass George Gibbs
  • As they stood outside and gazed at the window display, a voice sounded at pollys ear.

    Polly's Southern Cruise Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • pollys hungry; Polly wants a cracker, responded the harsh voice.

    Elsie at Ion Martha Finley
  • But pollys threat, although vain, served to startle Eleanor in her passive acceptance of Jimmys attentions.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • pollys companions knew that she was but waiting her time to speak out.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Five minutes later Uncle Dan and his two pollys were once more afloat, a beatific company.

    A Venetian June Anna Fuller
  • Lets go up and get pollys hat there, advised Eleanor, eagerly.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Miss King thought solitude the best thing for pollys feverish condition.

  • pollys father and mother may decide to come, but that is not yet certain.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
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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