A long, slender, rounded piece of wood or metal, typically used with one end placed in the ground as a support for something
Either of the two locations (North Pole or South Pole) on the surface of the earth (or of a celestial object) which are the northern and southern ends of the axis of rotation
Short for pole position.
A native or inhabitant of Poland, or a person of Polish descent
the notice was pinned on a wooden pole
our points of view are at opposite poles
A pole or post set up as the sign for a public house or other place where ale is sold; an ale stake.
A long pole used to push off or propel a boat, or to perform other specific functions.
A pole drawn by a dog, formerly used by North American Indians for transporting baggage.
Consisting of or relating to closely spaced forest trees with tall but relatively narrow trunks.
A pole, typically a long pole, used especially for breaking or levering ice, and as a marker.
Relating to or involving a single pole of force, especially magnetic force.
Having, consisting of, or involving the use of, a single pole; (Angling) using a single rudimentary fishing rod.
= pica ruler.
A pole with a point or spike at the end, especially one with a hook and spike used by loggers for driving and guiding floating logs.
A riverboat propelled by means of a pole or poles.
Decay of tobacco during the curing process as a result of excessive moisture when it is hung on poles too close together.
A vehicle drawn by animals hitched to a central pole, rather than to a pair of shafts.
(In certain invertebrates) any of certain cells at the posterior end of the embryo from which germ cells develop.
Either of the two surfaces of a magnet where a pole appears to be located and where there is a high concentration of flux lines.
The top or end of a pole; specifically the top part of a mast; the end of a carriage-pole.
A hook on the end of a pole, especially a carriage-pole.
= pole vault.
A light (or series of small lights) attached to or suspended from a pole.
= pole vault.
A mast formed of a single spar; a mast made of one piece.
A net attached to a pole or poles.
A frame for supporting or holding a pole or poles of various types.
The giant reed, Arundo donax (now rare).
= pole railway.
A detachable extension of a pole piece.
Each of a series of rods that can be linked together to support a drilling bit.
A circular steel trap fixed on the top of a post or pole for catching birds.
Wood from small or immature trees; sapling wood.
Originally Gunnery: a pole used as a prop in a hoisting gin; (in later use also) a pole used as a lever.
The long pole used to propel a punt.
One of the poles or bars in a rack.
= well sweep.
A confection in the form of a block of flavoured ice on a stick
A farm building which has sides consisting of poles covered with wire mesh
A climbing bean
A fairly bright star located within one degree of the celestial north pole, in the constellation Ursa Minor. It is a triple star, the bright component of which is a cepheid variable
Either of two light metal poles held by a skier to assist in balance or propulsion
A pole supporting a tent
The portion of an ovum that contains the nucleus and less yolk, opposite the vegetal pole
The North Pole of the earth.
A long pole used to propel a small ferry boat.
A horizontal bar suspended above a bed, which a patient may grasp to aid mobility.
(Now historical) = sense 1d.
A measuring chain; = chain (now chiefly historical).