Australian (of cattle) hornless or polled

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Examples from the Web for poley

Historical Examples of poley

  • "No-o-o-o, thank you," said Poley, and rolled away by himself.

    The Talking Thrush

    William Crooke

  • If he can't gallop I'll never say I know a horse from a poley cow.'

    Robbery Under Arms

    Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood

  • He merely grinned and remarked tranquilly: “You make the fon one poor Poley.”

  • He had come up the stairs just in time to hear the cry of “Give it to him, Poley!”

  • The prop is missing this morning, and Tommy is accused of having been seen chasing old Poley with it at an earlier hour.