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 Polix’enes (4 syl.),Poll Degree. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Poll.
 
To go out in the poll. To take an ordinary degree—a degree without university “honours.” (Greek, hoi polloi, the many.)   1
 


 Polix’enes (4 syl.),Poll Degree. 

 
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