noun, plural pol·lies.
Origin of polly
Definition for polly (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for polly
Terms of Endearment got made because Polly Platt was so persistent.
Polly wrote a letter of support, saying, “Ron is not normal.”15 Scientology Revelations From Lawrence Wright’s ‘Going Clear’|The Daily Beast|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“We are talking about a very sophisticated eye,” writes Polly Mellen.Denis Piel: A Legendary Photographer Finds His Moment|Isabel Wilkinson|August 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack and Polly, Jane and Jean, Asa and Madge, Luke and Annie.
Ten years after releasing her last work of fiction, Polly Samson is back with a new story collection, Perfect Lives.
It seemed to Polly that the days fairly crept by, instead of galloping past as they had been wont to do in the last three years.Polly's Southern Cruise|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
One day old Bab was hoeing in a field and got in a squabble about something with a young gal name Polly, same name as his wife.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma|Various
Polly, beside him, was peering around delightedly, sparkling with the general excitement.The Way of Decision|M. C. Pease
I have heard that story about Polly's dying in the night ever since I can remember; and she hasn't died yet.Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's|Sophie May
Polly was profuse in her thanks, and when it was finished, called to her father to come and admire it.Philosopher Jack|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for polly
noun plural -lies
Word Origin and History for polly
fem. proper name, a rhyming collateral form of Molly, pet form of Mary.