lops (off)

present tense third-person singular of lop (off)
as in shaves
to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument the hair stylist started by lopping off several inches from her long tresses, before beginning to shape what was left

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“Lops (off).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lops%20%28off%29. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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