- a food fish, Pollachius pollachius, of the cod family, inhabiting coastal North Atlantic waters from Scandinavia to northern Africa.
Origin of pollack
Examples from the Web for pollack
Contemporary Examples of pollack
As Pollack reminded, employer provided health insurance still remains under the law.Inside Obamacare’s 11th Hour
Ben Jacobs, Olivia Nuzzi
April 1, 2014
When asked if he can explain how it helps his patients with MS, Pollack rambles off a laundry list with ease.New Jersey Patients in Pain Over Scarcity of Medical Marijuana
February 7, 2013
Others, like Pollack of the Crime Lab, suggest that shaking up the well-to-do would likely only cause them to hunker down.Chicago Gangs Go ‘Wilding’ Amid Rising Gun Violence in Obama’s Hometown
August 31, 2012
Pollack also concluded that men were more likely to keep quiet.Why Men Commit Mass Murders
July 25, 2012
Pollack calls it “a tool of the act, not the heart of the act,” and believes that losing the mandate would not be a death blow.Democrats, Republicans Mobilize for Adverse Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare
June 20, 2012
Historical Examples of pollack
The pollack was then examined, with all its glories of gold, bronze, and orange.Menhardoc
George Manville Fenn
Pollack pushed through the Kyber Pass to the relief of Sale.Ten Years in India
It was delightful to have been alone for so long,—no captain, no Pollack, no one.
I still remember it as pure relief when at last Pollack came to me pipe in mouth.
He has gone off in the boat with Mr Trethick, to try for pollack.The Vicar's People
George Manville Fenn
- a gadoid food fish, Pollachius pollachius, that has a dark green back and a projecting lower jaw and occurs in northern seas, esp the North Atlantic Ocean
Word Origin for pollack
- Sydney. 1934–2008, US film director. His films include Tootsie (1982), Out of Africa (1986), and The Firm (1993)
sea fish, c.1600, pollock, alteration of Scottish podlok, of unknown origin, perhaps from poll (n.) "head." Possibly the alteration is by influence of Pollack "Polish person."