Definition of Polly

1. n. A woman's name; also, a popular name for a parrot.



Definition of Polly

1. Proper noun. A female given name, nickname for Mary created by rhyming with Molly. ¹

2. Proper noun. A common pet name for a parrot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polly

1. a type of mineral water [n POLLIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polly

pollutedly
pollutedness
polluter
polluters
pollutes
pollutician
polluticians
polluting
pollutingly
pollutionist
pollutionless
pollutions
pollutive
pollux
polly (current term)
polly fish
pollyannaish
pollyfish
pollyspeak
pollywig
pollywigs
pollywog
pollywogs
polnoglasie
polo
polo-neck
polo-neck collar
polo-necks
polo ball

Literary usage of Polly

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1. Representative British Dramas: Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"Will you help me with the dress, polly? [They sit, ESTHER upper end, ... polly, I don't like this; it brings back memories. polly [going to table and ..."

2. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"by bestowing a merit — to continue the favour — polly [who has kissed ESTHER two or ... Will you help me with the dress, polly? [They sit, ESTHER upper end, ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"What makes folks call you polly, I wonder ?" polly stood gazing, fascinated by the bright face of Great-grandmother in her pretty ball dress, ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"It was sold, and purchased by polly Palmer. The sale was confirmed by the court, and, on January 4, f 3500 to polly Palmer, on lots 1 and 3 in said block No ..."

5. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1839)
"LOVELY polly STEWART. Tune—" Ye're welcome, Charlie Stewart." O LOVELY polly Stewart! O charming polly Stewart f There's not a flower that blooms in May ..."

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