Definition of Poll parrot

1. Noun. A tame parrot.

Exact synonyms: Poll
Generic synonyms: Parrot



Definition of Poll parrot

1. Noun. (dated) A tame parrot ¹

2. Verb. (transitive dated) to speak, repeat, or imitate something like a parrot ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive dated) to chatter like a parrot ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poll Parrot

polka fever
polkaed
polkaing
polkalike
polkanovite
polkas
polked
polking
polkissen of Zimmermann
polkovicite
polks
poll
poll book
poll books
poll evil
poll parrot (current term)
poll taker
poll tax
pollack
pollacks
pollage
pollages
pollakidipsia
pollakiuria
pollakiurias
pollam
pollams
pollan
pollans
pollard

Literary usage of Poll parrot

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1. The True Story of Andersonville Prison by James Madison Page, M. J. Haley (2001)
"CHAPTER VI "THE DEAD-LINE" AND THE DEATH OF "poll parrot" I think that it was about the first of May that a lieutenant with a squad of negroes began to put ..."

2. The Natural Method Readers: A Primer- Reader by Hannah Theresa McManus, John Henry Haaren (1914)
"A little mouse Went into the house, And frightened poll parrot away. One day little poll parrot was at home. She was sitting in her garret. ..."

3. The "Quincy Methods" Illustrated: Pen Photographs from the Quincy Schools by Lelia Ellen Patridge (1885)
"L In this picture there is a poll-parrot. He is standing on a perch. ... The poll-parrot has a piece of bread in his claws. He has a long tail. ..."

4. Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen Months a Guest of by John McElroy (1879)
"Suspicion pointed very strongly to " poll parrot. ... poll parrot rose up on his one leg, put his back against the Dead Line, faced the guard, ..."

5. Live Toys; Or, Anecdotes of Our Four-legged and Other Pets by Emma Davenport (1862)
"poll parrot. WE were staying for some months at a seaport town in France, many vessels used to come in from different parts of the world; and I suppose the ..."

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