lop

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1lop

noun \ˈläp\

Definition of LOP

:  material cut away from a tree; especially :  parts discarded in lumbering

Origin of LOP

Middle English loppe
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with LOP

2lop

verb
loppedlop·ping

Definition of LOP

transitive verb
1
a (1) :  to cut off branches or twigs from (2) :  to sever from a woody plant
b (1) archaic :  to cut off the head or limbs of
(2) :  to cut from a person
2
a :  to remove superfluous parts from
b :  to eliminate as unnecessary or undesirable —usually used with off

First Known Use of LOP

1519

3lop

verb
loppedlop·ping

Definition of LOP

intransitive verb
:  to hang downward :  droop

Origin of LOP

perhaps imitative
First Known Use: 1578

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