A slang term for Polish people. Usually meant as an insult. Often heard in western Pennsylvania. Pollocks often have an uncontrollable love of Polka music.
Donnie - "I had Kraut and Kielbasa for dinner last night"
Jim - "you're such a pollock"
a thorn or pricker from a plant or flower(rose). originated in Pittsburgh from the Pittsburghese language.
Em jaggers ripped my shirt, god dammit, i hate flowers and hippies and the Patriots.