Search results for policy

We have found multiple words policy. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
policy English (Noun Verb) (Scotland, now, chiefly, in the plural) The grounds of a large country house. [from 18th c.]. (now, rare) Specifically, political shrewdness or (formerly) cunning; statecraft. [from 15th c.]. [...](Scotland, now, chiefly, in the plural) The grounds of a large country house. [from 18th c.]. (now, rare) Specifically, political shrewdness or (formerly) cunning; statecraft. [from 15th c.]. [...]
policy English (Noun) (law). (obsolete) An illegal daily lottery in late nineteenth and early twentieth century USA on numbers drawn from a lottery wheel (no plural). A contract of insurance.. A document containing [...](law). (obsolete) An illegal daily lottery in late nineteenth and early twentieth century USA on numbers drawn from a lottery wheel (no plural). A contract of insurance.. A document containing [...]