pollywog


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pol·ly·wog

 (pŏl′ē-wŏg′, -wôg′)
n.
Variant of polliwog.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pollywog - a larval frog or toadpollywog - a larval frog or toad    
amphibia, class Amphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
larva - the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
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But Jacob doesn't care what they are called; they have been the mainstay of his time spent at grandpa and grandma's house ever since he was a pollywog (otherwise known as porwigle or tadpole).
In the Navy, you're a Pollywog before you cross, then you're a Shellback,'' the elder Mr.
I was barely a pollywog back then, but I had dorned near wrecked every plane I could get my hands on.
Rory was the first Pollywog in the water, the shallow end.
Had he made a different choice, one that at the time seems more reasonable, he would still exist as himself, in that he presumably would not become a Dumb Marsh-wiggle or a pollywog.
Rhyming stories are notoriously difficult to write, but here the scansion works and the rhyme (both internal and end rhymes) makes the story a delight to read out loud: "This log in a bog, where our frog spent his days/was a pad Brad had had since his pollywog phase.
The image associated with shellbacks is that of a turtle, while the meaning of pollywog is that of an infant frog, before metamorphosis.
Gullah Gullah stars the Daises, their on-air children, their own two children and a huge yellow tree frog, Binyah Binyah Pollywog.
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I was barely a pollywog back then, but I had darned near wrecked every plane I could get my hands on.
Chief puppeteer Stephen DeLang, along with guest artist Celeste Rose, will perform the shows, including one play about an egg that becomes a pollywog that becomes a frog.
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