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  • noun Plural form of pollam.


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  • They might have added, that the Company itself, which stung them to death, had been warmed in the bosom of these unfortunate princes: for, on the taking of Madras by the French, it was in their hospitable pollams that most of the inhabitants found refuge and protection.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 02 (of 12)


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