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      n     (N.Z.)   a timber house built on a steep section and supported by heavy debarked logs in long piles  
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pole          [1]  
      n  
1    a long slender usually round piece of wood, metal, or other material  
2    the piece of timber on each side of which a pair of carriage horses are hitched  
3       another name for       rod       7  
4      (Horse racing)     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)  
a    the inside lane of a racecourse  
b    (as modifier)  
the pole position     
c    one of a number of markers placed at intervals of one sixteenth of a mile along the side of a racecourse  
5      (Nautical)  
a    any light spar  
b    the part of a mast between the head and the attachment of the uppermost shrouds  
6    under bare poles     (Nautical)   (of a sailing vessel) with no sails set  
7    up the pole     (Brit., Austral., and N.Z.)  
informal  
a    slightly mad  
b    mistaken; on the wrong track  
      vb  
8    tr   to strike or push with a pole  
9    tr  
a    to set out (an area of land or garden) with poles  
b    to support (a crop, such as hops or beans) on poles  
10    tr   to deoxidize (a molten metal, esp. copper) by stirring it with green wood  
11    to punt (a boat)  
     (Old English pal, from Latin palus a stake, prop; see pale2)  

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pole         

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1]  

      n   bar, mast, post, rod, shaft, spar, staff, standard, stick  

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exp.
International House Of Pancakes
n.
1. conical-shaped iron basket brazier, holding a fire to be burned as a beacon 2. open lamp or firepan carried on a pole, once used as portable illumination
[Hist.]
n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing
n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
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