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pollock

[pol-uh k] /ˈpɒl ək/
noun, plural pollocks (especially collectively) pollock. Chiefly British
1.
Also called saithe. a North Atlantic food fish, Pollachius virens, of the cod family.
2.
Origin
variant of pollack

Pollock

[pol-uh k] /ˈpɒl ək/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick, 1845–1937, English legal scholar and author.
2.
Jackson, 1912–56, U.S. painter.
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British Dictionary definitions for pollock

pollack

/ˈpɒlək/
noun (pl) -lacks, -lack, -locks, -lock
1.
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
Word Origin
C17: from earlier Scottish podlok, of obscure origin

Pollock

/ˈpɒlək/
noun
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
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Slang definitions & phrases for pollock

polack

noun

A Pole or a person of Polish extraction •It is curious that this word is somewhat pejorative in English even though it is the Polish word for ''Pole'' (1879+)


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