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Meaning of POLLARD

Pronunciation:  'pâlurd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a usually horned animal that as either shed its horns or had them removed
  2. [n]  a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage
  3. [v]  convert into a pollard, as of trees

POLLARD is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: poll
 See Also: clip, crop, cut back, dress, lop, prune, ruminant, snip, tree, trim



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pol"lard\, n. [From {Poll} the head.]
    1. A tree having its top cut off at some height above the
       ground, that may throw out branches. --Pennant.
    2. A clipped coin; also, a counterfeit. [Obs.] --Camden.
    3. (Zo["o]l.)
       (a) A fish, the chub.
       (b) A stag that has cast its antlers.
       (c) A hornless animal (cow or sheep).
  2. \Pol"lard\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pollarded}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Pollarding}.]
    To lop the tops of, as trees; to poll; as, to pollard
    willows. --Evelyn.