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Pollard

pollard
To lop the tops of, as trees; to poll; as, to pollard willows.
Origin: Pollarded; Pollarding.
1. A tree having its top cut off at some height above the ground, that may throw out branches.
2. A clipped coin; also, a counterfeit.
3. (Science: zoology) A fish, the chub. A stag that has cast its antlers.
A hornless animal (cow or sheep).
Origin: From Poll the head.


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