Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of poloist.

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Examples

  • I should stress that I mean no disrespect to the poloists--I just don't want to see them fall victim to the same fate as the modern roadie.

    "I'm Your Mama," Quoth Necessity to Invention

  • Since yesterday's post, I must admit that I have been troubled by the plight of the Milwaukee bicycle poloists who were zip-tied like so many hydraulic brake cables and forced to spend a grueling 11 hours in jail or, if you're old-timey, the "jernt" for simply plying their "sport" in a city parking garage.

    "I'm Your Mama," Quoth Necessity to Invention

  • The fact is that this arrest could be a good thing for the Milwaukee poloists in that it may serve as the impetus to find a legal indoor practice venue--or, failing that, encourage them to engage in other activities during the "off season" or when conditions are not favorable to bike polo.

    "I'm Your Mama," Quoth Necessity to Invention

  • And of course, because this particular instance of playing ball where you're not supposed to involved bicycles, there's an added layer of self-righteousness--the poloists have now been dubbed the "Milwaukee Polo 11" and will be receiving a fundraiser, presumably to defray their mallet replacement costs.

    Street Cred's Not Dead: Rebellion and Cycling

  • and snob: "Milwaukee bicycle poloists who were zip-tied like so many hydraulic brake cables and.."

    "I'm Your Mama," Quoth Necessity to Invention

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