A polliwog, or wog for short, becomes a shellback during an initiation after the crossing.
Pol"li*wig (?), Pol"li*wog (?), n. [OE. polwigle. Cf. Poll head, and Wiggle.] Zool.
A tadpole; -- called also purwiggy and porwigle.
© Webster 1913.
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