reginald pole had by this time awoke from some part of his delusions.
They had one crime which could not be pardoned; they were near relations of reginald pole.
This was not the England which reginald pole had told them was longing for their appearance.
No purer soul ever set himself to right the world than reginald pole; no one failed more completely in his cherished plans.
It is not remarkable excepting for its age, and for having had for its dean reginald pole before he became a cardinal.
Scarcely in his whole troubled life had a calamity more agitating overtaken reginald pole.
The turn of events promised ill for reginald pole, and the nature of his mission was by this time known in England.
It was the knowledge of the influence of his family which gave importance to reginald pole.
They belong, without exception, to the time when reginald pole was in Flanders.
Neither of these pretexts could be urged at the existing crisis in defence of reginald pole.
"stake," late Old English pal "stake, pole, post," a general Germanic borrowing (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon pal "stake," Middle Dutch pael, Dutch paal, Old High German pfal, Old Norse pall) from Latin palus "stake" (see pale (n.)).
Racing sense of "inside fence surrounding a course" is from 1851; pole position in auto racing attested from 1904. A ten-foot pole as a metaphoric measure of something one would not touch something (or someone) else with is by 1839, American English. The ten-foot pole was a common tool used to set stakes for fences, etc., and the phrase "Can't touch de bottom with a ten foot pole" is in the popular old minstrel show song "Camptown Races."
"I saw her eat."
"No very unnatural occurrence I should think."
"But she ate an onion!"
"Right my boy, right, never marry a woman who would touch an onion with a ten foot pole."
["The Collegian," University of Virginia, 1839]
"ends of Earth's axis," late 14c., from Old French pole or directly from Latin polus "end of an axis;" also "the sky, the heavens" (a sense sometimes used in English from 16c.), from Greek polos "pivot, axis of a sphere, the sky," from PIE *kwolo- "turn round," from root *kwel- (see cycle (n.)).
"to furnish with poles," 1570s, from pole (n.1). Meaning "to push with a pole" is from 1753. Related: Poled; poling.
"inhabitant or native of Poland," 1650s, from German Pole, singular of Polen, from Polish Poljane "Poles," literally "field-dwellers," from pole "field," related to Old Church Slavonic polje "field," from PIE root *pele- (2) "flat, to spread" (see plane (n.1)).
Either of the two points at the extremities of the axis of an organ or body.
Either extremity of an axis through a sphere.
Either of two oppositely charged terminals, as in an electric cell.