pollis

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Standard English police, compare Scots polis.

Noun[edit]

pollis (countable and uncountable, plural pollises)

  1. (uncountable, Tyneside) The police.
  2. (countable, Tyneside) A policeman or policewoman.

References[edit]

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See pollen (fine flour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pollis m or f (genitive pollinis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of pollen

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pollis pollinēs
Genitive pollinis pollinum
Dative pollinī pollinibus
Accusative pollinem pollinēs
Ablative polline pollinibus
Vocative pollis pollinēs

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