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.
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.
To change into a pollard.
Origin of pollard
- From poll
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 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.