Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of polony.

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Examples

  • Mr. Foker attacked the turtle and venison with as much gusto as he had shown the year before, when he used to make feasts off ginger-beer and smuggled polonies.

    The History of Pendennis

  • A dreadful day it was for young Dobbin when one of the youngsters of the school, having run into the town upon a poaching excursion for hardbake and polonies, espied the cart of Dobbin & Rudge, Grocers and Oilmen, Thames Street, London, at the Doctor’s door, discharging a cargo of the wares in which the firm dealt.

    Vanity Fair

  • They were addicted to polonies; they did not disguise their love for Banbury cakes; they made bets in ginger-beer, and gave and took the odds in that frothing liquor.

    The Newcomes

  • He afterwards regaled on a couple of polonies and a penny loaf.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 20, 1841

  • Kelson said nothing, but his eyes glistened, and the girl wondered as she passed him the polonies.

    The Sorcery Club

  • A dreadful day it was for young Dobbin when one of the youngsters of the school, having run into the town upon a poaching excursion for hardbake and polonies, espied the cart of Dobbin & Rudge, Grocers and Oilmen, Thames Street, London, at the DoctorÂ’s door, discharging a cargo of the wares in which the firm dealt.

    V. Dobbin of Ours

  • He halted before Dlugacz's window, staring at the hanks of sausages, polonies, black and white.

    Ulysses

  • Tripe and cowheel are regarded as dainties, and there is the whole range of mysterious English preparations of questionable meat, from sausage and polonies to saveloys and cheap pies.

    Prisoners of Poverty Abroad

  • He likewise entertained his guest over the soup and fish, with the calculation that he (Bounderby) had eaten in his youth at least three horses under the guise of polonies and saveloys.

    Hard Times

  • Docks, you may buy polonies, saveloys, and sausage preparations various, if you are not particular what they are made of besides seasoning.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

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