Definition of Pollarded

1. Verb. (past of pollard) ¹



2. Adjective. (context: of a tree) That has been cut back heavily in order to produce dense new growth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pollarded

1. pollard [v] - See also: pollard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pollarded

poll parrot
poll taker
poll tax
pollack
pollacks
pollage
pollages
pollakidipsia
pollakiuria
pollakiurias
pollam
pollams
pollan
pollans
pollard
pollarded (current term)
pollarding
pollards
pollax
pollaxes
polled
pollee
pollees
pollen
pollen antigen
pollen count
pollen counter
pollen counters
pollen extract
pollen grain

Literary usage of Pollarded

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1. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"The trees are pollarded every 3d or 4th year, at higher elevations every 5th year. This is done in spring, before the new leaves appear, the smaller twigs ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1855)
"Other trees are pollarded there to prevent them from overshadowing the ... Trees are likewise pollarded in the Netherlands, and here to strengthen the trunk ..."

3. Italian Fantasies by Israel Zangwill (1910)
"But from Mantua to Modena I saw naught but ugly brown grass over flat lands, with pollarded elms and vines stretched from tree to tree. ..."

4. Italian Fantasies by Israel Zangwill (1910)
"... leafless stumps of trees, the brownish soil of the lake showing through the dead sullen water, a ghost of sun hovering over rows of pollarded planes. ..."

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