Skip to main content

Polly

Polly. Ballad opera in 3 acts written 1729 by Gay, with mus. arr. attrib. Pepusch and extra songs by Samuel Arnold. Sequel to The Beggar's Opera. Prod. London 1777, NY 1925. Rev. version with text by Clifford Bax and mus. arr. Frederic Austin prod. London 1922. Another modern version by John Addison (Aldeburgh 1952).

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Polly." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Polly." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/polly

"Polly." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Retrieved April 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/polly

Polly

Polly, polly female name used for a parrot. XVII (Poolye). dim. of POLL; see -Y6.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Polly." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Polly." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/polly-0

"Polly." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Retrieved April 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/polly-0

polly

pollydrily, kylie, Riley, shyly, slyly, smiley, Smily, wily, wryly •idly • kindly • wifely • likely • timely •Christly •knightly, nightly, sightly, sprightly •lively • fortnightly • housewifely •Barbirolli, brolly, collie, dolly, folly, golly, holly, jolly, lolly, Mollie, molly, Ollie, polly, poly, trolley, volley, wally •knobbly •Bodley, godly, oddly •wanly • Copley • fait accompli •costly •hotly, motley •softly-softly •Bengali, Cawley, crawly, creepy-crawly, Macaulay, Morley, Nepali, poorly, rawly, scrawly, squally •lordly •courtly, portly •jowly, Pauli •aïoli, coaly, coley, Foley, goalie, guacamole, holey, Holi, holy, lowly, moly, pinole, ravioli, roly-poly, Rowley, shoaly, soli •nobly • Oakley • homely •lonely, only •ghostly • Moseley •coyly, doily, oily

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"polly." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"polly." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/polly

"polly." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Retrieved April 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/polly