Pollarding
Pollard Pol"lard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pollarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pollarding}.] To lop the tops of, as trees; to poll; as, to pollard willows. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pollarded — Pollard Pol lard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pollarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pollarding}.] To lop the tops of, as trees; to poll; as, to pollard willows. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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