American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of polliwog.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See polliwog.
- n. zoology A polliwog.
- n. A sailor who has not yet crossed the equator.
- n. New Zealand, slang, ethnic slur, offensive A person of Polynesian (usually Samoan) descent (Poly + wog).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A polliwig.
- n. a larval frog or toad
“August 19th, 2009 4: 30 pm ET may God continue to bring you both even closer,,, ,love you both .. pollywog”
“It's pollywog in a bog, swims under soggy logs, one day he'll be a real frog, pollywog in a bog.”
“At the bottom of the gorge, a small creek trickled down the middle of it, with pollywog-filled water that was mostly runoff from a man-sized pipe that burrowed under the highway at the top of the gorge -- another adventure waiting to happen.”
“One day, we both aimed for the same frog and pitched over into the pollywog egg soup that was the pond.”
“It is said that those who fail to appear before Neptunus Rex are forever damned as pirates, and no shellback shall ever tread upon the deck of a pollywog without incurring the wrath of said monarch.”
“I gave him a drink of pollywog water, and as we talked, he kept patting my hand and calling me “Teacher Lady.””
“Well, " said Amanda, turning the loaded pages, -a pollywog is more than a monowog.”
“In this search for the ovum, the sperm propels itself forward by means of its tail -- for the male sperm in general appearance very much resembles the little pollywog of the rain barrel (Fig. 1).”
“Hee-poof -- I've swallowed a pollywog, Mr. Beebe, water's wonderful, water's simply ripping.”
“His eyes are also adapted to looking upward, discerning dimly dangers from above, and whatever else catches the attention of a bottom-loving pollywog.”
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Creatures with interesting names/lives.
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As a second language, thank you.
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