Poll

(redirected from poller)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

POLL. A head. Hence poll tax is the name of a tax imposed upon the people at so much a head. 2. To poll a jury is to require that each juror shall himself declare what is his verdict. This may be done at the instance of either party, at any time before the verdict is recorded. 3 Cowen, R. 23. See 18 John. R. 188. See Deed Poll.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
(28.) Philippe Karsenty, "We Need to Expose the Muhammad al-Dura Hoax," Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2008, 57-65; Nidra Poller, "Myth, Fact, and the AlDura Affair," Commentary, September 2005.
Poller (NMBA, 14106); 1[male] same locality, unburnt site 3, 28[degrees]29.741'S:26[degrees]48.065'E, pitfall traps, 24.ii-27.iii.2006, S.
Remschmidt, H., Poller, M., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Hennighausen, K., & Gutenbrunner, C.
(10.) Ansell J, Hirsh J, Poller L, Bussey H, Jacobson A, Hylek E.
Poller View is a men-only cattle farm in rural South Otago (Coe Road, Hillend RD2, 011-64-03-4l8-1581).
Conditions such as the time of the call and the characteristics of the poller's voice could have possibly influenced the results.
JERI POLLER, 6013 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Boca Raton 33496, (561)998-3735, FAX (561)998-3736, e-mail: jpoller@compuserve.com.
Hirsh, J., Dalen, J., Anderson, D.R., Poller, L., Bussey, H., & Ansell, J., et al.
Initial studies on selective mutism indicated the prevalence of selective mutism to be higher for girls than boys, but recent evidence suggests a more equal gender distribution (Andersson & Thomsen, 1998; Hayden, 1980; Remschmidt, Poller, Herpertz-Dahlmann, Hennighausen, & Gutenbrunner, 2001; Wilkens, 1985).
They are rendered into a very readable English by Nidra Poller, the translator.