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 (pŏl′ē-wŏg′, -wôg′)
Variant of polliwog.
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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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References in classic literature ?
"I've swallowed a pollywog. It wriggleth in my tummy.
Meanwhile, Netflix has revealed the episode titles for "Stranger Things" Season 2, which are "Madmax," "The Boy Who Came Back To Life," "The Pumpkin Patch," "The Palace," "The Storm," "The Pollywog," "The Secret Cabin," "The Brain" and "The Lost Brother," according to (http://screenrant.com/stranger-things-season-2-episodes-titles/) ScreenRant .
I wonder if there's a connection between LTD and the $23 million pollywog pond out on Green Hill Road and the guys who keep laying bricks in the roads and then tear them back up, then do it all over again, while complaining about the revolving door on the jail.
On the heels of the series' renewal, Netflix has confirmed that "Stranger Things" Season 2 will have 9 episodes in total, one more than Season 1's 8 episodes, (http://screenrant.com/stranger-things-season-2-episodes-titles/) ScreenRant reported. The video-streaming giant also unveiled the list of titles of the upcoming episodes of "Stranger Things" Season 2: "Madmax," "The Boy Who Came Back To Life," "The Pumpkin Patch," "The Palace," "The Storm," "The Pollywog," "The Secret Cabin," "The Brain" and "The Lost Brother."
'Pollywog' denotes a politician who is considered untrustworthy because of his ever-shifting position on the issues at hand and whose track record corroborates the epithet.
The ceremony observes a mariner's transformation from a slimy pollywog to a trusty shellback, also called a Son or Daughter of Neptune.
There is a tradition aboard navy ships that cross the equator that anyone aboard who has never been across is a "pollywog" and has to be initiated into the "Mysteries of the Deep." They have to go before King Neptune and his court in the process.
"MADMAX," "Trick or Treat, Freak," "The Pollywog," "Will the Wise," "Dig Dug," and "The Spy," in that order, make up the first few episodes of the new season.
According to cinema news site Variety, the smash-hit show, which is set in the '80s, will debut its second season next year with 9 episodes with titles 'Madmax,' 'The Boy Who Came Back to Life,' 'The Pumpkin Patch,' 'The Palace,' 'The Storm,' 'The Pollywog,' 'The Secret Cabin,' 'The Brain,' and 'The Lost Brother.'
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.