poldavy

noun pol·davy \pälˈdāvē, pōl-\
variants: less commonly

poldavis

\-və̇s\

Definition of poldavy

plural

poldavies

or

poldavys

also

poldavis

  1. :  a coarse canvas or sacking formerly used for sails especially by the British

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Origin and Etymology of poldavy

Middle English poldavy, probably from Pouldavid, locality in Finistère department, northwest France


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