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pollard

1. an animal, such as a sheep or deer, that has either shed its horns or antlers or has had them removed
2. a tree that has had its top cut off to encourage the formation of a crown of branches
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First he tried the pollard willow, but it was damp; and the otters had left a dead fish near it.
There was a little stream, with pollards on both sides of it, that ran through green fields, and it made him happy, he knew not why, to wander along its banks.
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.
We walked down the quaint village street with a row of pollarded elms on each side of it.
They had moored their boat one night under a bank veiled in high grasses and short pollarded trees.
Former Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard told Channel 12 News in an interview on Monday that he has asked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to intercede with President Donald Trump to ease restrictions on his movement so he can care for his wife, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Campbell), 2-8 (Lewis), 3-28 (Pooran), 4-28 (Hetmyer), 5-33 (Powell), 6-67 (Brathwaite), 7-70 (Narine), 8-88 (Paul), 9-95 (Pollard)
Ronald Pollard, 72, became abusive towards Inderpal Singh, Jonathan Simmons and Elvis Addo after being reported for taking photos of a bank, Shrewsbury Crown Court heard.
Mr Singh told the court Pollard used abusive language.
Richard Pollard, of Newmarket, had been found guilty of assaulting Derek Collins, of Cambusbarron, by striking him on the head to his injury at an address in Stirling's Kenningknowes Road on December 5, 2017.
Summary: Trinidad and Tobago [West Indies], May 9 (ANI): West Indian all-rounder Keiron Pollard has been named as the marquee player by Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) for the upcoming Carribean Premier League (CPL), marking the player's first appearance for his home franchise.
MUMBAI: Kieron Pollard last turned out for West Indies in a one-day international in 2016 but the burly all-rounder has not given up hope of making the squad for this year's World Cup.Contractual disputes between the players and Cricket West Indies have weakened the team for several years now with the frosty relations famously culminating in the 2014 tour of India being called off midway through the series.