[pol-uh k]
noun, plural pol·locks, (especially collectively) pol·lock. Chiefly British.
  1. Also called saithe. a North Atlantic food fish, Pollachius virens, of the cod family.
  2. pollack.

Origin of pollock

variant of pollack


[pol-uh k]
  1. Sir Frederick,1845–1937, English legal scholar and author.
  2. Jackson,1912–56, U.S. painter.
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  1. Sir Frederick. 1845–1937, English legal scholar: with Maitland, he wrote History of English Law before the Time of Edward I (1895)
  2. Jackson. 1912–56, US abstract expressionist painter; chief exponent of action painting in the US
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