Definition of lopper
: pruning shears with long handles —usually used in plural
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Use pruners or loppers to remove or shorten limbs that may be in the way of landscape chores, buildings, drives or pathways.
Guns have been all but excised in this spinoff in favor of close-up choppers and loppers, like swords and axes.
A number of pruners and loppers feature a spring return ratcheting mechanism that requires less hand and wrist pressure.
OAKLAND — More than 120 members of the Hayward World Mission Society Church of God grabbed pickaxes, loppers and root extractors Sunday to remove dangerous fire brush in an Oakland hills area once charred in the 1991 Oakland Firestorm.
But not all trees are shorn equally, and all are assessed before the saws and loppers come out.
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