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pole

Definitions


[pəʊl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a long, slender, rounded piece of wood or metal, typically used with one end placed in the ground as a support for something
(e.g: a tent pole)



Phrases:
- not touch with a ten-foot pole
- under bare poles
- up the pole

Origin:
late Old English pāl (in early use without reference to thickness or length), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch paal and German Pfahl, based on Latin palus ‘stake’


[pəʊl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- propel (a boat) by pushing a pole against the bottom of a river, canal, or lake
(e.g: the boatman appeared, poling a small gondola)


Phrases:
- not touch with a ten-foot pole
- under bare poles
- up the pole

Origin:


[pəʊl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- either of the two locations (North Pole or South Pole) on the surface of the earth (or of a celestial object) which are the northern and southern ends of the axis of rotation.


Phrases:
- be poles apart

Origin:
late Middle English: from Latin polus ‘end of an axis’, from Greek polos ‘pivot, axis, sky’


[pəʊl], (Noun)

Definitions:


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[pəʊl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a native or inhabitant of Poland, or a person of Polish descent
(e.g: thousands of Poles commute daily to Germany for work)


Phrases:

Origin:
via German from Polish Polanie, literally ‘field-dwellers’, from pole ‘field’




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