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noun (pl) -nies
(Brit) another name for bologna sausage
Word Origin
C16: perhaps from Bologna
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  • polony, Cockney shortening and vulgar pronunciation of Bologna (sausage).

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • I ain't 'ad a bite since yesterday—an' 't wa'n't nothin' but a slice o' polony sossidge I found on a dust-'eap.

    The Dawn of a To-morrow

    Frances Hodgson Burnett

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