poldavy

noun
pol·​davy | \ pälˈdāvē, pōl- \
variants: or less commonly poldavis \ -​və̇s \
plural poldavies or poldavys also poldavis

Definition of poldavy

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

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History and Etymology for poldavy

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

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“Poldavy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poldavy. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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