pollywog


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Related to pollywog: polliwog, golliwog, shellback
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Synonyms for pollywog

a larval frog or toad

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It is ordained by Davy Jones that the best looking pollywog shall be crowned "wog queen" and may sit on King Neptune's court--the only wog with that privilege.
Eggs hatch quickly, entering the aquatic larval or second stage, better known as the tadpole or pollywog.
It's very possible you'd like to know The reason why the Pollywog don't go With his red brethren.
In this sense, Son may be taken as an earlier, more radical deconstruction of the sentimental Indian as seen in such nineteenth-century works as John Brougham's burlesque Metamora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs (1847), a parody of John Augustus Stone's Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags; Herman Melville's "The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating" in The Confidence-Man (1857); and Mark Twain's "The Noble Red Man" (1870) and Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians (unfinished).
He sets sail, but only finds crayfish, dragonflies, pollywogs, turtles, and even a loon.
Upon our return we were elevated from Pollywogs to Shellbacks.
Once they were roommates, pollywogs and pond frogs no longer seemed so scary.
The pollywogs are enticing morsels for a wide range of predators.
One year later, I was on the other side, swinging my length of hose and beating pollywogs unmercifully.
Preschool staff will be on hand to answer questions about the District's two preschool programs for the 2018-19 year, which are the Naperville Park District (NPD) Preschool Academy and Toadstools and Pollywogs Preschool.
Other early childhood camps include Toadstools and Pollywogs, a four-day nature camp meeting at Knoch Knolls Nature Center throughout the summer, and a variety of one- or two-week special interest camps.
Chestnut Publishing also plans to release my first short story collection for kids; Tree Fort, Pigtails, Pollywogs And More.
ALL RIGHT, YOU LITTLE POLLYWOGS, BUT THEN IT'S BEDTIME.
It generally starts off by fishing for blue-gill or pollywogs with a can of worms, a cane pole, a cork, line, and hooks.
When he went to poke the stick back into the pond, he saw pollywogs swimming within a gelatinous sac, close to where he'd just been digging around.