Associations to the word «Pollard»


POLLARD, proper noun. A surname​.
POLLARD, noun. (often attributive) A pruned tree; the wood of such trees.
POLLARD, noun. A buck deer that has shed his antlers
POLLARD, noun. Hornless varieties of domestic animals, as cattle or goats.
POLLARD, noun. (obsolete) (rare) The chub (L. cephalus), a kind of fish.
POLLARD, noun. (now Australian) A fine grade of bran including some flour.
POLLARD, noun. (currency) (historical) 13th-century European coins minted as debased counterfeits of the sterling silver penny of Edward I, at first legally accepted as a halfpenny and then outlawed.
POLLARD, verb. (horticulture) To prune a tree heavily, cutting branches back to the trunk, so that it produces dense new growth.
POLLARD SCRIPT, noun. An abugida loosely based on the Latin alphabet, designed for use with the Miao language A-Hmao.

Dictionary definition

POLLARD, noun. A tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage.
POLLARD, noun. A usually horned animal that has either shed its horns or had them removed.
POLLARD, verb. Convert into a pollard; "pollard trees".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb