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polony

/ (pəˈləʊnɪ) /
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noun plural -nies
British another name for bologna sausage
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Word Origin for polony

C16: perhaps from Bologna
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How to use polony in a sentence

  • Polony, Cockney shortening and vulgar pronunciation of Bologna (sausage).

    The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
  • I ain't 'ad a bite since yesterday—an' 't wa'n't nothin' but a slice o' polony sossidge I found on a dust-'eap.

    The Dawn of a To-morrow|Frances Hodgson Burnett
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