a strongly-built medium-sized sheepdog of a Polish breed with a long thick shaggy coat that covers the eyes
- Polish notation
noun 1. a logical notation that dispenses with the need for brackets by writing the logical constants as operators preceding their arguments
noun 1. (sometimes lowercase) . [kil-bah-suh, keel-] /kɪlˈbɑ sə, kil-/ noun, plural kielbasas, kielbasy [kil-bah-see, keel-] /kɪlˈbɑ si, kil-/ (Show IPA) 1. a smoked sausage of coarsely chopped beef and pork, flavored with garlic and spices. /ˌkiːlˈbaːsɘ; ˌkɪlˈbaːsɘ/ noun 1. a traditional garlic sausage of Eastern European origin n. 1951, from Polish kiełbasa “sausage” (Russian […]
- Polish the apple
Try to win favor through flattery, as in It may help your standing with the boss if you polish the apple. This expression gave rise to the phrase apple polishing. The idiom alludes to the practice of schoolchildren bringing their teacher the gift of a bright, shiny apple. [ c. 1920 ]
noun 1. a wheat, Triticum polonicum, grown chiefly in S Europe, N Africa, and Turkestan.