Lop

Lop
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. (Pope)
2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge.
Origin: Prov. G. Luppen, lubben,to cut, geld, or od. Luppen, D. Lubben.
That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.


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