- at Cambridge, the “ordinary degree” candidates for the B.A. Examination, who do not aspire to the “Honours” list. From the _Greek_, οἱ πόλλοι, “the many.”
- to beat or distance, as in a race; to utterly vanquish in competition. Term much used by printers.
- a female of unsteady character; “POLLED up,” means living with a woman in a state of unmarried impropriety. Also, if a costermonger sees one of his friends walking with a strange woman, he will say to him on the earliest opportunity, “I saw yer when yer was POLLED up.”
- or POLLING, one thief robbing another of part of the booty. In use in ancient times, _vide Hall’s Union_, 1548.
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