from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of polliwog.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A polliwog.
- n. A sailor who has not yet crossed the equator.
- n. A person of Polynesian (usually Samoan) descent (Poly + wog).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A polliwig.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See polliwog.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a larval frog or toad
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.