1. (n.) A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Polander.

2. (n.) A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: (a) A carriage pole, a wooden bar extending from the front axle of a carriage between the wheel horses, by which the carriage is guided and held back. (b) A flag pole, a pole on which a flag is supported. (c) A Maypole.

3. (n.) A measuring stick; also, a measure of length equal to 5/ yards, or a square measure equal to 30/ square yards; a rod; a perch.

4. (v. t.) To furnish with poles for support; as, to pole beans or hops.

5. (v. t.) To convey on poles; as, to pole hay into a barn.

6. (v. t.) To impel by a pole or poles, as a boat.

7. (v. t.) To stir, as molten glass, with a pole.

8. (n.) Either extremity of an axis of a sphere; especially, one of the extremities of the earth's axis; as, the north pole.

9. (n.) A point upon the surface of a sphere equally distant from every part of the circumference of a great circle; or the point in which a diameter of the sphere perpendicular to the plane of such circle meets the surface. Such a point is called the pole of that circle; as, the pole of the horizon; the pole of the ecliptic; the pole of a given meridian.

10. (n.) One of the opposite or contrasted parts or directions in which a polar force is manifested; a point of maximum intensity of a force which has two such points, or which has polarity; as, the poles of a magnet; the north pole of a needle.

11. (n.) The firmament; the sky.

12. (n.) See Polarity, and Polar, n.

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