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polly

[pol-ee] /ˈpɒl i/
noun, plural pollies.
1.
a tame parrot.
Also called poll, poll parrot.
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Polly

[pol-ee] /ˈpɒl i/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Mary.
2.
a common name for a parrot.
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  • In addition, polly visits riverdale occasionally and stays with betty and their parents.
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polly

/ˈpɒlɪ/
noun (pl) -lies
1.
an informal word for politician
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Polly

fem. proper name, a rhyming collateral form of Molly, pet form of Mary.

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