Pollard

One of the false silver coins which entered England after Edward I's recoinage of 1279—80. They were so called because of the head they depicted. [< MdEngl. poll = a head] —

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  • Pollard — bezeichnet die Pollard Rho Methode nach John M. Pollard die Pollard p 1 Methode nach John M. Pollard eine Stadt in Alabama, siehe Pollard (Alabama) eine Stadt in Arkansas, siehe Pollard (Arkansas) Pollard Schrift, Abugida Pollard ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pollard — may refer to:*Pollard (surname) *Pollard, Alabama, a town in the United States *Jonathan Pollard, a spy *Pollard, a tree or animal which has been polled (had its branches, horns or antlers removed): **Pollard, a tree affected by pollarding, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pollard — Pollard, AR U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 240 Housing Units (2000): 105 Land area (2000): 0.293056 sq. miles (0.759011 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.293056 sq. miles (0.759011 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pollard, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 120 Housing Units (2000): 64 Land area (2000): 1.114836 sq. miles (2.887413 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.114836 sq. miles (2.887413 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pollard, AR — U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 240 Housing Units (2000): 105 Land area (2000): 0.293056 sq. miles (0.759011 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.293056 sq. miles (0.759011 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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

  • pollard — [päl′ərd] n. [ POLL + ARD] 1. a hornless goat, deer, ox, etc. 2. a tree with its top branches cut back to the trunk, so as to cause a dense growth of new shoots vt. to change into a pollard …   English World dictionary

  • Pollard — Pol lard, n. [From {Poll} the head.] 1. A tree having its top cut off at some height above the ground, that may throw out branches. Pennant. [1913 Webster] 2. A clipped coin; also, a counterfeit. [Obs.] Camden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pollard — ► VERB ▪ cut off the top and branches of (a tree) to encourage new growth. ► NOUN ▪ a tree that has been pollarded. ORIGIN from POLL(Cf. ↑poll) …   English terms dictionary

  • Pollard — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pollard est un patronyme pouvant désigner : Alfred William Pollard (1859 1944), bibliographe et bibliothécaire britannique. Pollard Berrier, chanteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pollard — This interesting name has two possible origins. Firstly, it may have been a nickname for a person with a close cropped head, from the Middle English word poll meaning the head plus the intensive suffix ard . The term pollard, denoting an animal… …   Surnames reference

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