po'boy
also poor boy noun Date: 1940 submarine 2

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  • po'boy — noun A traditional submarine sandwich from Louisiana, typically consisting of meat or seafood, usually fried, served on baguette like Louisiana French bread …   Wiktionary

  • po' boy — noun A traditional sandwich from Louisiana, consisting usually of meat or seafood, and always in a French style baguette …   Wiktionary

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  • po|lite´ness — po|lite «puh LYT», adjective. 1. having or showing good manners; characterized by courtesy and consideration; behaving properly: »a polite reply. The polite boy gave the lady his seat on the bus. 2. refined; characterized by civilized taste;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • po|lite´ly — po|lite «puh LYT», adjective. 1. having or showing good manners; characterized by courtesy and consideration; behaving properly: »a polite reply. The polite boy gave the lady his seat on the bus. 2. refined; characterized by civilized taste;… …   Useful english dictionary

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