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loot | looted | looter | looting | loover | lop | lop off | lop-eared | lope | lope de vega | lope felix de vega carpio

lop

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lopn. [AS. loppe.].
     A flea.  Cleveland.  [1913 Webster]
lopv. t. [Prov. G. luppen, lubben, to cut, geld, or OD. luppen, D. lubben.].
  •  To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to shorten by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or remove, as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its branches.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge.  [1913 Webster]
lopn. 
     That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.  Shak. Mortimer.  [1913 Webster]
lopv. i. 
     To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.  [1913 Webster]
lopv. t. 
     To let hang down; as, to lop the head.  [1913 Webster]
lopa. 
     Hanging down; as, lop ears; -- used also in compound adjectives; as, lopeared; lopsided.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lop, v. & n.
--v. (lopped, lopping)
1 tr. a (often foll. by off, away) cut or remove (a part or parts) from a whole, esp. branches from a tree. b remove branches from (a tree).
2 tr. (often foll. by off, away) remove (items) as superfluous.
3 intr. (foll. by at) make lopping strokes on (a tree etc.).
--n. parts lopped off, esp. branches and twigs of trees.

Idiom
lop and top (or crop) the trimmings of a tree.
Derivative
lopper n.
lop, v. (lopped, lopping)
1 intr. & tr. hang limply.
2 intr. (foll. by about) slouch, dawdle; hang about.
3 intr. move with short bounds.
4 tr. (of an animal) let (the ears) hang.

Idiom
lop-ears drooping ears. lop-eared (of an animal) having drooping ears.
Derivative
loppy adj.
Etymology
rel. to LOB

THESAURUS

lop

abscind, amputate, annihilate, bag, bagging, baggy, ballooning, ban, bar, bob, bounce, bound, cascade, clip, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut off, cut out, daggle, dangle, depend, dock, drabble, drag, draggle, drape, droop, drooping, droopy, eliminate, enucleate, eradicate, except, excise, exclude, extinguish, extirpate, fall, flap, flop, floppy, flow, hang, hang down, hop, hurdle, isolate, knock off, leap, limp, loll, lollop, loose, lop-eared, loppy, mutilate, nip, nod, nodding, pare, peel, pend, pick out, prune, root out, rule out, sag, sagging, sagging in folds, saggy, set apart, set aside, shave, shear, slump, spring, stamp out, strike off, strip, strip off, swag, swing, take off, take out, trail, trollop, truncate, vault, weep, wipe out

ROGET THESAURUS

lop

Shortness

VB be short, render short, shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce, compress, epitomize, retrench, cut short, obtruncate, scrimp, cut, chop up, hack, hew, cut down, pare down, clip, dock, lop, prune, shear, shave, mow, reap, crop, snub, truncate, pollard, stunt, nip, check the growth of, foreshorten (in drawing).


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