pollock

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English, perhaps from Scots podlok.

Pollachius pollachius: Pollock
Pollachius virens: Pollock

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NounEdit

pollock ‎(plural pollocks or pollock)

  1. Either of two lean, white marine food fishes, of the genus Pollachius, in the cod family.
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pollock ‎(third-person singular simple present pollocks, present participle pollocking, simple past and past participle pollocked)

  1. To fish for pollock.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Jackson Pollock, an American artist who painted in splatters.

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VerbEdit

pollock ‎(third-person singular simple present pollocks, present participle pollocking, simple past and past participle pollocked)

  1. To splatter, as with paint.
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