from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no horns; hornless.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of poll.
- adj. Lopped; said of trees having their tops cut off.
- adj. Cropped; bald.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deprived of a poll, or of something belonging to the poll. Specifically: (a) Lopped; -- said of trees having their tops cut off. (b) Cropped; hence, bald; -- said of a person. “The polled bachelor.” Beau. & Fl. (c) Having cast the antlers; -- said of a stag. (d) Without horns
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deprived of the poll; lopped, as a tree having the top cut off.
- Cropped; clipped; also, bald; shaven.
- Having no horns or antlers: noting a stag or other deer that has cast its antlers, or a hornless breed of cattle, or an animal that has lost its horns or whose horns have been removed: as, a polled cow. Also called, in Scotland, dodded.
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