pollock

pollock

[pol-uhk]
noun, plural pollocks (especially collectively) pollock. Chiefly British.
1.
Also called saithe. a North Atlantic food fish, Pollachius virens, of the cod family.

Origin:
variant of pollack

Dictionary.com Unabridged

Pollock

[pol-uhk]
noun
1.
Sir Frederick, 1845–1937, English legal scholar and author.
2.
Jackson, 1912–56, U.S. painter.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Pollock
Collins
World English Dictionary
pollack or pollock (ˈpɒlək)
 
n , pl -lacks, -lack, -locks, -lock
a gadoid food fish, Pollachius pollachius, that has a dark green back and a projecting lower jaw and occurs in northern seas, esp the North Atlantic Ocean
 
[C17: from earlier Scottish podlok, of obscure origin]
 
pollock or pollock
 
n
 
[C17: from earlier Scottish podlok, of obscure origin]

Pollock (ˈpɒlək)
 
n
1.  Sir Frederick. 1845--1937, English legal scholar: with Maitland, he wrote History of English Law before the Time of Edward I (1895)
2.  Jackson. 1912--56, US abstract expressionist painter; chief exponent of action painting in the US

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature