poll 1 of 2

as in head
the upper or front part of the body that contains the brain, the major sense organs, and the mouth a jaunty cap was perched on his poll

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2 of 2


as in to survey
to go around and approach (people) with a request for opinions or information assigned to poll residents on their views about a program for recycling

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as in to shave
to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument time to poll the sheep's wool

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“Poll.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poll. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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