Then why oughtn't the elms in the churchyard to be pollarded?
It had been pollarded, and the step from the tree to the top of the wall was rather a long one.
Two officers in general's undress uniform were walking up and down under the pollarded lime-trees, talking as they walked.
We then walked on to the village, distant about a mile and a quarter, along an avenue of pollarded oaks, backed by fir trees.
The storms would certainly have pollarded them in a more irregular manner than the hand of man.
Ilex very common, and much used for charcoal, the trunk being eight to ten inches in diameter; almost all are pollarded.
We passed several Kaburistans with pollarded, stunted, excavated Furas trees.
Then pollard itself is from poll, and means an animal that has lost its horns as well as a tree that has been 'pollarded'.
A man was pacing slowly up and down an avenue of pollarded limes which divided the rose-garden from the park.
It is all covered with dense forest, which in many cases is pollarded, from being cut for bark cloth or for hunting purposes.