lop definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To stop (part), particularly from a tree or shrub: lopped from the dead limbs.
    • To stop a component or parts from; trim: lopped the vines back; lopped her curls shorter.
    • to eradicate or excise as superfluous: lopped him from payroll.
    • To hang or allow hang loosely; droop.
    • To cut off once the top or extreme element of everything; to shorten by cutting off the extremities; to stop, or eliminate, as superfluous components.
    • To reduce partly off and flex down.
    • To let hang-down.
  • noun:
    • A flea.
    • (usually offensive) A disabled individual, a cripple.
    • A flea.
    • what is lopped from everything, as branches from a tree.
    • A hanging down; a drooping, by the ears of rabbits.
    • whatever is cut from woods; fagot-wood.
    • Every part; your whole.
    • A flea.
    • A spider.
    • An obsolete preterit of leap.
    • A short, ‘loppy’ ocean.
  • verb:
    • To stop while the top or severe part of anything, particularly to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or often to behead somebody.
    • take off from an entire
    • develop, have a tendency, and cut back the growth of
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To hang downward; become pendent; to lean to one part.
  • adjective:
    • holding down; ; -- used also in compound adjectives
  • others:
    • To hang down loosely; droop: stated particularly regarding the pendulous ears of some pets, as dogs and rabbits.
    • To bend indolently sidewise or downward; loll; lounge.
    • to allow droop; allow to hold straight down: as, a horse lops his ears.
    • To take off, because the top or extreme part of everything; shorten or decrease by cutting off the extremities; cut-off, as superfluous components; trim by cutting: since, to lop a tree or its limbs.
    • To reduce partly off and bend down: as, to lop the saplings of a hedge.
    • to-break in a nutshell, ‘loppy’ waves.

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