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Examples from the Web for pollys

Historical Examples of pollys

  • The laugh caused by Pollys admission failed to soothe Elizabeth.

    Polly's Southern Cruise

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • The Pollys topmasts are run up with a hearty will and a rush.

    Pike & Cutlass

    George Gibbs

  • Pollys hungry; Polly wants a cracker, responded the harsh voice.

    Elsie at Ion

    Martha Finley

  • Pollys companions knew that she was but waiting her time to speak out.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • Eleanor had been most particular with Pollys, and her own appearance, that morning.

    Polly in New York

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

British Dictionary definitions for pollys


noun plural -lies
  1. an informal word for politician
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Word Origin and History for pollys


fem. proper name, a rhyming collateral form of Molly, pet form of Mary.

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