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polled

 (pōld)
adj.
Having no horns; hornless.

polled

(pəʊld)
adj
1. (Zoology) (of animals, esp cattle) having the horns cut off or being naturally hornless
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) archaic shorn of hair; bald

polled

(poʊld)

adj.
1. hornless, esp. genetically hornless, as the Aberdeen Angus.
2. Obs. having the hair cut off.
[1300–50]
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This tool was used to shape the horns on cattle, specifically, Ayrshire dairy cows, in the days before de-horning or polled cattle were in vogue.
Deep red in color, these cattle were developed in the 1840s in southern England (crossing two types of polled cattle in Suffolk and Norfolk counties) to utilize good pastureland, and were first imported to the U.