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POLDAVIS, or Poldavy

The significance of the POLDAVIS, or Poldavy is:
The definition of POLDAVIS, or Poldavy is:

A canvas from Dantzic, formerly much used in our navy. A kind of sail-cloth thus named was also manufactured in Lancashire from about the year 1500, and regulated by statute 1 Jac. cap. 24.