pollard

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An animal, such as cattle or deer, whose horns have been removed or shed
A tree that has been pruned by cutting its branches back close to the trunk to promote a more bushy growth of foliage

Only a little pollard hedge kept us from their blood-shot eyes.

The chub (fish), Leuciscus cephalus
A mixture of bran and meal
To prune a tree heavily, cutting branches back to the trunk, so that it produces dense new growth

I didn't know one could pollard elms. I thought one only pollarded willows.

{n} a tree lopped, fine bran, fish
Surname from 14th century Irish. Derivative of Paul
{i} family name; town in Alabama (USA); town in Arkansas (USA)
To cut branches back hard to the main trunk of a tree in order to restrict growth
A tree that has been pruned in this manner
A stag that has cast its antlers
{i} tree with the top branches cut back; hornless animal; counterfeit coin
To lop the tops of, as trees; to poll; as, to pollard willows
A tree that has been felled at two or more metres above ground level in order to produce a crown of poles The poles would have been traditionaly used like coppice poles but are grown out of reach of grazing animals The crowns are often valuable nesting sites for birds
- Woodland management whereby mature trees are cut to promote regrowth above the reach of browsing stock
To prune a tree heavilly, cutting branches back to the trunk, so that it produces dense new growth
a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage
A tree having its top cut off at some height above the ground, that may throw out branches
Regular pruning back of to the trunk or central stem of a tree or shrub
A clipped coin; also, a counterfeit
a usually horned animal that as either shed its horns or had them removed a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage
A hornless animal (cow or sheep)
to cut the top off a tree in order to make the lower branches grow more thickly (POLL in its original sense )
a usually horned animal that as either shed its horns or had them removed
{f} trim tree branches, prune a tree; cut off the horns of an animal
convert into a pollard; "pollard trees"
A fish, the chub
Pollard Affair
case which developed around the jailing of Jonathan Pollard in the USA in 1985 (Pollard was arrested in 1985 and convicted of spying for Israel and sentenced to life in prison in 1987)
Jonathan Pollard
{i} (born 1945) former intelligence officer of the United States Navy who was arrested in 1985 and convicted of spying for Israel and sentenced to life in prison in 1987
pollards
plural of pollard
pollard

    Silbentrennung

    pol·lard

    Türkische aussprache

    pälırd

    Aussprache

    /ˈpälərd/ /ˈpɑːlɜrd/

    Etymologie

    [ 'pä-l&rd ] (noun.) 1611. From Middle English polle (“hair of the head”), (recorded in English since c.1290), from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch pol (“head, top”); the verb is from the noun.

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