red poll

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n red poll hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
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Usage

In literature:

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" by Charles Dickens
The red herring of annexation was drawn across the trail, and many a farmer followed it to the polling booth.
"The Canadian Dominion" by Oscar D. Skelton
The Red Polled, or Norfolk Polled, is the only hornless breed of English cattle, and they are good milkers and fatteners.
"A Short History of English Agriculture" by W. H. R. Curtler
While among the dual purpose breeds, Milking Shorthorns, Red Polls, Brown Swiss and Devons have many admirers.
"Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry" by Pratt Food Co.
Other breeds of cattle are Devon, Dutch Belted, Red-Polled, Kerry, and West Highland.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
If I don't take home a cageful, and one of them red and yaller poll-parrots, I don't stand here now.
"The Golden Magnet" by George Manville Fenn
Hither cause flocks of goldfinches, red-poll linnets, and snow buntings; and thither I went to watch them.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
But the red poll and freckled face of Grant Adams was the center of this posy bed of youth.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
Mr. Gompers advises labor to accomplish its desires at the polls, instead of chasing after the red gods of political theory.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
Her poll was red like raw beef, but presently regained its natural colour.
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
At last the blue-grey poll, bearing many red nicks, was clear of hair, and he was released.
"The Three Sapphires" by W. A. Fraser
The Elmham herd of red polled cattle and flock of Southdowns attained universal reputation.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
There was a low fire in a brazier, that shone red on his Lordship's polished poll, for he wore no perruque.
"Parson Kelly" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
Why, they're cross-bills and red-polls!
"The Ice Queen" by Ernest Ingersoll
With rosy-red cheeks and a flaxen poll.
"In My Nursery" by Laura E. Richards
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In poetry:

P was a poor old Poll Parrot,
Who had nothing to eat but a carrot,
And nothing to wear
But a wig of red hair,
And nowhere to live but a garret.
"An Alphabet Zoo" by Carolyn Wells
An' Poll don't zit up half the night,
Nor lie vor half the day a-bed;
An' zoo her eyes be sparklèn bright,
An' zoo her cheäks be bloomèn red.
"The Milk-Maid O’ The Farm" by William Barnes

In news:

Poll Lampoon Has Orange Seeing Red.
'On the Road' Stars Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst vs Milla Jovovich in a Red Carpet Showdown (Poll).
Lindsay Lohan Dyes Blonde Hair Back to Ravishing Red (Poll).
2 team in The Associated Press' state poll, the Red Oak offensive line probably couldn't have picked a better time to play its best half of the season.
Mitt Romney Wins Red Wing Bakery's 'Cookie Poll'.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came out on top in a Red Wing bakery's 'cookie poll.
Tops SKI reader poll for Tops in Eastern U.S. View full size Google Maps Red pushpin marks the location of Whiteface Mountain.
After their emotional win over Manning on Friday, the Hartsville Red Foxes held on to the top spot in the Morning News Top 10 poll.
Red-Carpet Fashion Face Off: Jessica Biel's Versace vs Anne Hathaway 's Givenchy (Poll).
This heifer, owned by David McCall, a member of the Oldham County Board of Directors, won the 100th National Champion Red Poll Female at the 2010 North American International Livestock Expo.
With little more than one week left until America finally decides this thing, the McCain campaign remains down in the polls, on the defense in red states, and in need of a message persuasive enough to turn the tides.
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In science:

Red circles show constituencies where UR/Putin results at electronic and paper-based polling stations are significantly different with p < 0.05 (Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon ranksum test); blue circles show all the remaining constituencies.
Statistical anomalies in 2011-2012 Russian elections revealed by 2D correlation analysis
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