Definition of Polly fish
1. Noun. Gaudy tropical fishes with parrotlike beaks formed by fusion of teeth.
Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Family Scaridae, Scaridae
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Literary usage of Polly fish
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1. Vital Records of Kingston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Kingston (Mass. : Town) (1911)
"Jeremiah J[r.] and Clare Thompson of Halifax, int. , 1818. John S. and polly fish of Duxbury, int. Mar. 18, 1814. Joseph of Duxbury [int. ..."
2. Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth: Part I. Historical Sketch and Titles of by William Thomas Davis (1883)
"polly fish, 1818. LATHAM, WILLIAM, came in the Mayflower, and about 1040 went to England, and then to the Bahamas, where he is said to have died. ..."
3. Plymouth Church Records, 1620-1859 by Plymouth (Mass.). First Church (1920)
"... drown* com» ashore on ye Islands boat filled 1798 1798 1 Nov* 27th Polly Glover Maid at Be Hedge's Dec* 6th Benj* Drew's Wife De M™ Convers (polly fish) ..."
4. Journal by United States Congress. House (1839)
"... and polly fish and 36 women, of Rensselaerville, Albany county, State of New York; Of Moses Chandler and 35 others, citizens of Woodstock, ..."