Definitions for: Polo

[n] a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
[n] Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)

Webster (1913) Definition: Po"lo, n.
A game similar to hockey played by swimmers.

Po"lo, n. [Sp., an air or popular song in Andalucia.]
A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of
the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison
singing and rhythmic clapping of hands.

Po"lo, n. [Of Eastern origin; -- properly, the ball used
in the game.]
1. A game of ball of Eastern origin, resembling hockey, with
the players on horseback.

2. A similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor,
by players wearing skates.

Synonyms: Marco Polo

See Also: field game, traveler, traveller

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