- an acute swelling on the top of the head of a horse originating in an inflamed bursa that underlies the great neck ligament there.
Origin of poll evil
Examples from the Web for poll evil
Historical Examples of poll evil
In poll-evil, if open, pulverize black bottle glass, put as much in each ear as will lay on a dime.
On these accounts, a seton passing through the base of the ulcer in poll-evil and fistulous withers is so beneficial.Domestic Animals
Richard L. Allen
Now comes a horse that represents a collection of ringbones, and glanders, and poll-evil.The Battle of Principles
Newell Dwight Hillis