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Synonyms for pollywog

a larval frog or toad

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The beginning of the burlesque describes Metamora as "the ultimate Pollywog, an aboriginal hero, and a favorite child of the Forrest" (101, my emphasis).
The following are sample pollywog subpoenas from the USS America crossing in 1968 and the USS Bainbridge crossing in 1980:
The top ranked app included titles such as Navy Patrol Coastal Defense Advanced, Valet Hero, Low Grav Racer 2 and Pollywog.
amp;nbsp;The video-streaming giant also unveiled the list of titles of the upcoming episodes of "Stranger Things" Season 2: "Madmax," "The Boy Who Came Back To Life," "The Pumpkin Patch," "The Palace," "The Storm," "The Pollywog," "The Secret Cabin," "The Brain" and "The Lost Brother.
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.
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.
On Brougham's burlesques, see Hawes, 'John Brougham, 184-93; Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, 'Burlesquing "Otherness" in Nineteenth-Century American Theatre: the Image of the Indian in John Brougham s Met-a-mora: Or, The Last of the Pollywogs (1847) and Po-Ca-Hon-Tas: or, The Gentle Savage (1855), American Studies, 48 (2007), 101-23.
Two months later she added: "I am happier than I have ever been in my life and the idea of going back to the Canadian prairies gives me the pollywogs on my spine.
Mary Hershey's LOVE AND POLLYWOGS FROM CAMP CALAMITY (9780385737449, $15.
In fact, atrazine-exposed pollywogs proved only about half as likely to metamorphose as those raised in clean water.
These included foamy clusters of semitransparent frog's eggs or, if we were lucky, pollywogs already hatched from those eggs, minnows or water spiders shooting across the pond's top.
In the process of undergoing this ancient maritime ritual, we were all transformed from lowly Pollywogs into seagoing Shellbacks.