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polliwog or pollywog (ˈpɒlɪˌwɒɡ)
1.  dialect (Brit), (US), (Canadian) another name for tadpole
2.  informal Compare shellback a sailor who has not crossed the equator
[C15 polwygle; see poll, wiggle]
pollywog or pollywog
[C15 polwygle; see poll, wiggle]

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Well, when, if you have never crossed the equator you are a lowly pollywog.
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