polwygle etymology

Middle English word polwygle comes from English poll, English wiggle

Detailed word origin of polwygle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poll English (eng) (of kinds of livestock which typically have horns) Bred without horns, and thus hornless. (intransitive) To vote at an election.. (intransitive, with adverb) To be judged in a poll.. (legal) To cut or shave smooth or even; to cut in a straight line without indentation.. (obsolete) To extort from; to plunder; to strip.. (transitive) To cut the hair of (a creature).. (transitive) To remove the [...]
wiggle English (eng) (transitive, intransitive) To move with irregular, back and forward or side to side motions; To shake or jiggle. (figurative) An alternating state or characteristic. (Can we add an example for this sense?). (in the plural) See wiggles.. A rapid movement in alternating opposite directions, not necessarily regular.
polwygle Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as polwygle

Descendants of poll
taddepol tadpolle