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poll parrot

[pol] /pɒl/
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I reckon I was locoed to be makin' a he poll-parrot out of myself for a kid like you.

  • Only I'm going to try the poll-parrot voice and the sawdust walk on her, that's all.

    His Other Self W.W. Jacobs
  • Then again he flames out like a poll-parrot, in green coat, and scarlet waistcoat.

    Folly as It Flies Fanny Fern
  • A man who talks in consecrated phrases is yet in the poll-parrot state of mental development.

    The End Of The World Edward Eggleston
  • My love to your mamma, and the next time you come I hope poll-parrot will be more friendly.'

    Peterkin Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • For the love of Hivin, it's only a poll-parrot sittin' there ferninst us, barrin' the appetite of him.

    Beth Norvell Randall Parrish

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