polly


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polly

(ˈpɒlɪ)
n, pl -lies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an informal word for politician
Translations

polly

n
(inf: = parrot) → zahmer Papagei
(Austral inf: = politician) → Politiker(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Amy was on the point of crying, but Laurie slyly pulled the parrot's tail, which caused Polly to utter an astonished croak and call out, "Bless my boots
Do, Polly, it's just what he wants; and I know you've got a beautiful mash ready for me.
An' so he set Aunt Polly to watch me--hic--an' now Polly's off in the hospital havin' twins, an' me out raisin' Cain
Edwards--Dick and Lucy--man and wife, six hundred dollars; wench Polly and two children--six hundred for her or her head.
Aunt Polly -- Tom's Aunt Polly, she is -- and Mary, and the Widow Douglas is all told about in that book, which is mostly a true book, with some stretchers, as I said before.
His aunt Polly stood surprised a moment, and then broke into a gentle laugh.
Well, me and Tom Sawyer had the spring fever, and had it bad, too; but it warn't any use to think about Tom trying to get away, because, as he said, his Aunt Polly wouldn't let him quit school and go traipsing off somers wasting time; so we was pretty blue.
Put but a bold face on the matter, sigh, smile, flourish thy hat, thrust forth thy leg like a dancing-master, put thy right hand to the left side of thy waistcoat, and pretty Polly Gookin is thine own
Well, Polly, Toto's just a dog; but he has more sense than Button-Bright, to tell the truth; and I'm very fond of him.
Should n't have a crimp left if I went out such a day as this; and I want to look nice when Polly comes.
Miss Polly Harrington entered her kitchen a little hurriedly this June morning.
A glance had told her that it was from her friend Polly, Countess of Wetherby: that Polly Davis of whom she had spoken to Lord Dawlish.