porwigle
Polliwig Pol"li*wig, Polliwog Pol"li*wog, n. [OE. polwigle. Cf. {Poll} head, and {Wiggle}.] (Zo["o]l.) A tadpole; -- called also {purwiggy} and {porwigle}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Porwigle — Por wi gle, n. See {Polliwig}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • porwigle — ˈpȯrˌwigəl noun ( s) Etymology: alteration of Middle English polwygle more at polliwog : tadpole * * * porwigle obs. variant of polliwog …   Useful english dictionary

  • porwigle — por·wi·gle …   English syllables

  • Polliwig — Pol li*wig, Polliwog Pol li*wog, n. [OE. polwigle. Cf. {Poll} head, and {Wiggle}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A tadpole; called also {purwiggy} and {porwigle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polliwog — Polliwig Pol li*wig, Polliwog Pol li*wog, n. [OE. polwigle. Cf. {Poll} head, and {Wiggle}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A tadpole; called also {purwiggy} and {porwigle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purwiggy — Polliwig Pol li*wig, Polliwog Pol li*wog, n. [OE. polwigle. Cf. {Poll} head, and {Wiggle}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A tadpole; called also {purwiggy} and {porwigle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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