The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lop \Lop\ (l[o^]p), 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
shorten 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
Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.
2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a