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Red Poll

or Red Polled

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noun
  1. one of a breed of red, hornless, dual-purpose cattle, raised originally in England.
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Origin of Red Poll

First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for red poll

Historical Examples

  • The first time I ever see that boy,' said Poll, 'I charged him too much for a red-poll.

    Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit

    Charles Dickens

  • Roderigo saw a piece of driftwood and a small bird called a red-poll.

    Lost Diaries

    Maurice Baring

  • There are two varieties of this species, the Palm or Red-poll Warbler, and the yellow palm or yellow red-poll warbler.

  • Hither cause flocks of goldfinches, red-poll linnets, and snow buntings; and thither I went to watch them.

    Birds in the Bush

    Bradford Torrey

  • Unlike the snow bunting and the red-poll, however, the pine grosbeak is believed to breed sparingly in Northern New England.

    Birds in the Bush

    Bradford Torrey


British Dictionary definitions for red poll

Red Poll

Red Polled

noun
  1. a red hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
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