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  • verb Present participle of pollard.

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Examples

  • The first sign of tree vandalism, also known as pollarding, has been seen already, beginning on a short stretch of Tumanian Street alongside the “Brambion” building on the Abovyan Street corner.

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  • The first sign of tree vandalism, also known as pollarding, has been seen already, beginning on a short stretch of Tumanian Street alongside the “Brambion” building on the Abovyan Street corner.

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  • But they have two ways of pollarding, and the other is called trasmocho, in which the four-foot stumps of three or four of the original main lateral branches form a composite bolling.

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  • Most of the oaks, holly and hazels showed signs of the pollarding or coppicing that would have maintained a plentiful supply of underwood, autumn nutting and perhaps holly fodder when the wood was worked and harvested.

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  • Every so often, it needs pollarding and reshaping.

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  • Because of the extra effort of regrowing new poles at each pollarding every twenty years, the pollard trees grow slowly but live longer, like coppice stools.

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  • But already, as pollarding goes out of fashion, desmocho has been lost from the language and all pollards are called trasmocho.

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  • Conversely, harvesting, the work of decrease, including coppicing and pollarding, belongs in the time when the moon herself is decreasing.

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  • But I worry that its twenty poles are due for pollarding before they split the tree in two in the next big gale, and who will cut them now?

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  • Coppicing and pollarding were now things of the past, and the trees were constantly spreading, recolonizing old meadows and grazing enclosures.

    Wildwood

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