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pol·ka dot

(pō′kə, pōl′kə)
n.
1. One of a number of dots or round spots forming a pattern, as on cloth.
2. A pattern or fabric with such dots.

polka dot

n
1. (Textiles) one of a pattern of small circular regularly spaced spots on a fabric
2. (Textiles)
a. a fabric or pattern with such spots
b. (as modifier): a polka-dot dress.
[C19: of uncertain origin]

pol′ka dot`

(ˈpoʊ kə)

n.
1. a dot or round spot repeated to form a pattern, esp. on a textile fabric.
2. a pattern of such dots or something having such a pattern.
[1880–85, Amer.]
pol′ka-dot`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polka dot - design consisting of a pattern of regularly spaced circular spotspolka dot - design consisting of a pattern of regularly spaced circular spots
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
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BRADLEY WIGGINS has an air of impregnability as the Tour de France enters the high mountains of the Alps and this could be the battleground where his chief lieutenant Chris Froome adds the polka-dot jersey to the Sky collection.
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