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pol·lard

 (pŏl′ərd)
n.
1. A tree whose top branches have been cut back to the trunk so that it may produce a dense growth of new shoots.
2. An animal, such as an ox, goat, or sheep, that no longer has its horns.
tr.v. pol·lard·ed, pol·lard·ing, pol·lards
To convert or make into a pollard.

[From poll.]

pollard

(ˈpɒləd)
n
1. (Animals) an animal, such as a sheep or deer, that has either shed its horns or antlers or has had them removed
2. (Botany) a tree that has had its top cut off to encourage the formation of a crown of branches
vb
(Horticulture) (tr) to convert into a pollard; poll
[C16: hornless animal; see poll]

pol•lard

(ˈpɒl ərd)

n.
1. a tree cut back nearly to the trunk, so as to produce a dense mass of branches.
2. a hornless stag, ox, sheep, etc.
v.t.
3. to make a pollard of.
[1515–25]

pollard


Past participle: pollarded
Gerund: pollarding

Imperative
pollard
pollard
Present
I pollard
you pollard
he/she/it pollards
we pollard
you pollard
they pollard
Preterite
I pollarded
you pollarded
he/she/it pollarded
we pollarded
you pollarded
they pollarded
Present Continuous
I am pollarding
you are pollarding
he/she/it is pollarding
we are pollarding
you are pollarding
they are pollarding
Present Perfect
I have pollarded
you have pollarded
he/she/it has pollarded
we have pollarded
you have pollarded
they have pollarded
Past Continuous
I was pollarding
you were pollarding
he/she/it was pollarding
we were pollarding
you were pollarding
they were pollarding
Past Perfect
I had pollarded
you had pollarded
he/she/it had pollarded
we had pollarded
you had pollarded
they had pollarded
Future
I will pollard
you will pollard
he/she/it will pollard
we will pollard
you will pollard
they will pollard
Future Perfect
I will have pollarded
you will have pollarded
he/she/it will have pollarded
we will have pollarded
you will have pollarded
they will have pollarded
Future Continuous
I will be pollarding
you will be pollarding
he/she/it will be pollarding
we will be pollarding
you will be pollarding
they will be pollarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pollarding
you have been pollarding
he/she/it has been pollarding
we have been pollarding
you have been pollarding
they have been pollarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pollarding
you will have been pollarding
he/she/it will have been pollarding
we will have been pollarding
you will have been pollarding
they will have been pollarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pollarding
you had been pollarding
he/she/it had been pollarding
we had been pollarding
you had been pollarding
they had been pollarding
Conditional
I would pollard
you would pollard
he/she/it would pollard
we would pollard
you would pollard
they would pollard
Past Conditional
I would have pollarded
you would have pollarded
he/she/it would have pollarded
we would have pollarded
you would have pollarded
they would have pollarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pollard - a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliagepollard - a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.pollard - a usually horned animal that has either shed its horns or had them removed
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
Verb1.pollard - convert into a pollard; "pollard trees"
prune, snip, lop, cut back, clip, crop, trim, dress - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
Translations

pollard

[ˈpɒləd]
A. Nárbol m desmochado
B. VTdesmochar

pollard

n (= tree)gekappter Baum
vtkappen
References in classic literature ?
Far behind the corner of the house--which rose like a geranium bloom against the subdued colours around--stretched the soft azure landscape of The Chase--a truly venerable tract of forest land, one of the few remaining woodlands in England of undoubted primaeval date, wherein Druidical mistletoe was still found on aged oaks, and where enormous yew-trees, not planted by the hand of man grew as they had grown when they were pollarded for bows.
They had moored their boat one night under a bank veiled in high grasses and short pollarded trees.
We walked down the quaint village street with a row of pollarded elms on each side of it.