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Alternative clues for the word poll
It's often done by phone
Ladder, part 3
Topic of a pre-election news story
Take in some views?
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An inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
The top of the head
The part of the head between the ears
A tame parrot
The counting of votes (as in an election)
What a derby tops
Word definitions for poll in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a popularity poll (= survey to find how popular someone is ) ▪ In most popularity polls, he is in fourth or fifth place. changed...name by deed poll ▪ Steve changed his name by deed poll to Elvis Presley-Smith. deed...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Poll \Poll\, n. [From Polly, The proper name.] A parrot; -- familiarly so called.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 (context of kinds of livestock which typically have horns English) Bred without horns, and thus hornless. alt. 1 A survey of people, usually statistically analyzed to gauge wider public opinion. 2 A formal election. 3 A polling place (context...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
fem. proper name, short for Polly . Noted from 1620s as a parrot's name.
Word definitions in WordNet
n. an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people [syn: opinion poll , public opinion poll , canvass ] the top of the head [syn: pate , crown ] the part of the head between the ears a tame parrot [syn: poll parrot ] the...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Poll , polled or polling may refer to:
Usage examples of poll.
Court was unable to concede that a Georgia statute levying on inhabitants of the State a poll tax payment of which is made a prerequisite for voting but exempting females who do not register for voting, in any way abridged the right of male citizens to vote on account of their sex.
Then, in the middle of pardoning some rich guys during his all-night Agonistes on January 19, he finally decided to do some good for all those women who sit at keyboards all day and who, with their crippled hands, went to the polls TWICE to make him their President.
Republican strategist Roger Ailes that the press was mostly interested only in conflict, scandal, polls, process and gaffes.
Between the name, the ancestry, the manner, the looks, the charm, the ease and the intellectual ability, whatever election Caesar contested would see him returned at the top of the poll.
Of the twenty successful candidates he had polled last, no surprise given his lack of ancestry, and drew the lot for duty supervising all the ports of Italy save for Ostia and Brundisium, which had their own quaestors.
She would be swinging in the midst of them, with one tiny black maiden on the seat beside her, and one little black man with high stomach and shaven poll holding on to the rope behind her, and another mighty Moor in a diminutive white jellab pushing at their feet in front, and all laughing together, or the children singing as the swing rose, and she herself listening with head aslant and all her fair hair rip-rip-rippling down her back and over her neck, and her smiling white face resting on her shoulder.
He shot up in the polls, and bipartisan support for his action and the resolution took the issue of Vietnam out of the campaign, except as a negative for Goldwater.
Gaius Piso had brought in four years earlier against electoral bribery in the consular polls.
First he attacked the law the consul Gaius Piso had brought in four years earlier against electoral bribery in the consular polls.
Before and after every ride, Emel rubbed the horse down from the poll of its head to the dock of its tail, up and down each powerful leg.
All the polls show him to be the front-runner in the gubernatorial race.
Reginald Boulay was his name, and at this exact moment he was giving Dallas King the results of his Husker Poll.
The numbers from the Husker Poll were never found in the newspapers or on TV.
King had decided after talking to two of his regular Pollsters, and being irritated at their inability to understand what he wanted, that if there was ever a time to spend money on Boulay and his Husker Poll, now was it.
According to the Husker Poll, a little over sixty percent of those surveyed felt that Vice President Baxter should exhaust almost all options in an effort to resolve the crisis in a peaceful way.