Lop (?), n. [AS. loppe.]

A flea.




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Lop (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lopped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lopping (?).] [Prov. G. luppen, lubben,to cut, geld, or OD. luppen, D. lubben.]


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.


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


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Lop, n.

That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.

Shak. Mortimer.


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Lop, v. i.

To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.


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Lop, v. t.

To let hang down; as, to lop the head.


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Lop, a.

Hanging down; as, lop ears; -- used also in compound adjectives; as, lopeared; lopsided.


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