Pol"ka (?), n. [Pol. Polka a Polish woman: cf. F. & G. polka.]

1.

A dance of Polish origin, but now common everywhere. It is performed by two persons in common time.

2. Mus.

A lively Bohemian or Polish dance tune in 2-4 measure, with the third quaver accented.

Polka jacket, a kind of knit jacket worn by women.

 

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