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[pol-ee] /ˈpɒl i/

noun, plural pollies.
a tame parrot.
[pol-ee] /ˈpɒl i/
a female given name, form of .
a common name for a parrot.
noun (pl) -lies
an informal word for politician

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


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