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I'm trying to determine whether there is a common noun pol, and what it means (besides "politician", of course).
The first 120 hits atshow nothing relevant other than those two hits for the Scilly "Pol". And the first 120 hits at show no relevant hits (though they do imply that pol is also a derivative of sugar cane, something worth looking into, but not my own interest at the moment).
Anyone else have any other search ideas, or others?—msh210℠ 17:52, 18 March 2010 (UTC)
- It's Cornish for a pond, lake or well. See w:Tre Pol and Pen SemperBlotto 22:51, 18 March 2010 (UTC)
- (Scilly is near Cornwall, as you, SB, doubtless realized.) But how then would it come to me the name of islands? And has it ever been English?—msh210℠ 17:26, 19 March 2010 (UTC)