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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 felled." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge. [1913 Webster]