Hypertext Webster Gateway: "lopped"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Lop \Lop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lopped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Lopping}.] [Prov. G. luppen, lubben,to cut, geld, or OD.
luppen, D. lubben.]
1. To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to sho?
-- by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or remove
as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its branches.
``With branches lopped, in wood or mountain felled.''

Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.

2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : (of plants or trees) having the top or outer parts cut off;
"lopped-off branches" [syn: {lopped off}]

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