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 Polo’ny.Poltron. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Polt-foot.
 
A club-foot. Ben Jonson calls Vulcan, who was lame, the “polt-footed philosopher.” (Swedish, bult, a club; bulta, to beat; our bolt.)   1
 


 Polo’ny.Poltron. 

 
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