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polls

noun
plural of poll

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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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polls

verb
present tense third-person singular of poll

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1 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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2 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • time to poll the sheep's wool

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“Polls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/polls. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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