Poll pick

(Mining) a pole having a heavy spike on the end, forming a kind of crowbar.

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Summary: Six in ten respondents of online poll pick Prince William and his wife
But the poll pick of the magazine's 55,000 readers isn't restricted to sport and showbiz.
He said that when they broke these cavities with a poll pick, the blood came running out.
Asked to choose between Noda and Abe for prime minister, 44 percent of respondents in the Yomiuri poll picked Abe and 34 percent Noda as better qualified to serve as the national leader.
Mahmood Al Zarooni's Opinion Poll picked up in style to claim the lead passing the one-furlong marker and he just managed to hold off the Saeed bin Suroortrained Lost In The Moment, also trained by Godolphin, by a head.
And to reward a lifetime of loyalty, one in three of the 15,000 fans who voted in the club's first ever Supporter of the Season poll picked Arthur.
Last year in the Virginia gubernatorial race, Zogby Interactive's Internet poll picked Democratic Lt.
Four out of 10 questioned for a TUC poll picked the start of the school half term holiday.
Released Thursday at the annual Pac-10 basketball media day in Los Angeles, the poll picked Arizona to defend its regular-season title, with 26 of the 35 voters putting the Wildcats first on their ballot, for a total of 339 points out of a possible 350.
Only one paper in this year's poll picked Clinton after supporting the Republican in 1992, and the reversal largely results from a management change.
This season the AP poll chose Alabama national collegiate champions of 1978 and the UPI poll picked Southern California.