Polly


Polly
Polly fem. proper name, a rhyming collateral form of Molly, pet form of MARY (Cf. Mary).

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  • Polly — is a nickname, and often a name in its own right, for girls, which was derived from the name Molly. In 18th and 19th Century New England it was a common nickname for Mary.Persons*Polly Bergen, a singer and actress *Polly Klaas, a murder… …   Wikipedia

  • Polly — ist im angelsächsischen Sprachraum ein weiblicher Kurzname, der sich aus Molly entwickelte. Im Neuengland des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts war Polly auch als Kurzform von Mary verbreitet. In seinem Verbreitungsgebiet ist Polly auch der stereotype… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Polly (TV) — Polly is a 1989 television musical adapted from the book Pollyanna. It stars Keshia Knight Pulliam and Phylicia Rashad. The film had a sequel in 1991 titled Polly: Comin Home .Both films are available on DVD exclusively from the Disney Movie Club …   Wikipedia

  • Polly-O — is an American Italian cheese manufacturing company under Kraft Foods. Polly O cheese is sold in most popular US grocery chain stores and is well known for its Kid s string cheese.External links* [http://www.kraftfoods.com/pollyo Polly O website] …   Wikipedia

  • Polly — Chanson par Nirvana extrait de l’album Nevermind Sortie 24 Septembre 1991 Enregistrement Avril 1990 Durée 2:57 Genre Grunge Paroli …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Polly — Pol ly, n. A woman s name; also, a popular name for a parrot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polly — f English: variant of MOLLY (SEE Molly), now established as a given name in its own right. The reason for the interchange of M and P is not clear; cf. PEGGY (SEE Peggy). Short form: Poll …   First names dictionary

  • Polly — [päl′ē] n. a feminine name: see MARY1 …   English World dictionary

  • Polly — Para otros usos de este término, véase Polly (actriz). «Polly» Canción de Nirvana Álbum Nevermind Publicación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Polly — noun a) A female given name, nickname for Mary created by rhyming with Molly. Well, Johnny, she replied, rather hurt, if you want to call me something else, you may do so; but I will not have any outlandish, ridiculous names. I dont like it much …   Wiktionary


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