- a hornless goat, deer, ox, etc.
- a tree with its top branches cut back to the trunk, so as to cause a dense growth of new shoots
poll + -ard
to change into a pollard
See pollard in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb pol·lard·ed
- A tree whose top branches have been cut back to the trunk so that it may produce a dense growth of new shoots.
- An animal, such as an ox, goat, or sheep, that no longer has its horns.
To convert or make into a pollard.
Origin: From poll
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