Crossword clues for lop
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lop \Lop\, v. i. To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
Lop \Lop\, v. t. To let hang down; as, to lop the head.
Lop \Lop\, a. Hanging down; as, lop ears; -- used also in compound adjectives; as, lopeared; lopsided.
Lop \Lop\, n. [AS. loppe.]
A flea. [Obs.]
Lop \Lop\, n.
That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.
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.]
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.''
Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.
To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"cut off," 1510s, from Middle English loppe (n.) "small branches and twigs trimmed from trees" (early 15c.), of unknown origin. Related: Lopped (mid-15c.); lopping. Place name Loppedthorn is attested from 1287.
Etymology 1 n. (context Geordie English) A fle
n. That which is lopped from anything, such as branches from a tree. v
1 (context transitive usually with off English) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone. 2 To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side. 3 To allow to hang down. Etymology 3
n. 1 (context US slang English) (context usually offensive English) A disabled person, a cripple. 2 Any of several breeds of rabbits whose ears lie flat.
LOP may refer to:
- Law of one price (LoP), an economic concept which posits that "a good must sell for the same price in all locations".
- Language oriented programming
- Lean of peak fuel to air ratio in an internal combustion engine
- Levels-of-processing theory, in cognitive psychology
- Live Online Portal, see: C2.LOP
- Line of position in geometry and navigation
- Left occiput posterior
- Local Operational Picture
- Lombok International Airport (IATA code)
Usage examples of "lop".
Tissaphernes, whirling quickly, slashed it viciously through the air almost faster than the eye could see, slicing off the head of the guard who had struck Asteria, as a gardener lops off a wayward branch from his fruit tree.
Do you not have some enemy to go bedevil, lop off a head or two, or something equally unfeminine, and leave innocents like me free of your word barbs?
I blunted the bite with my shield and lopped off the point of the lower cuspid on the right.
Iedereen was diep vanbinnen bang dat ze iets hadden vergeten of dat ze een fout hadden gemaakt die iemand het leven zou kosten of op een andere ramp uit zou lopen.
Whenever he has a katana in his hands he adopts it automatically, otherwise he fears that he may lose his balance and carelessly lop off one of his extremities.
No doubt my head will be the first one to be lopped once my healing talents are no longer needed.
A giant branch hung over their heads to trap them in a leafy prison, but the keen sword lopped it off so they could pass.
It had been a gloomy journey, across a fen shrouded in mist of autumn, an unpeopled landscape, flat, waterlogged, dotted here and there with pollarded willows with their melancholy look of men whose arms have been lopped off or mutilated women with whips upon their heads.
When the lopper had laid it bare and the woodcutters had sapped its base, five men commenced hauling at the rope attached to the top.
The sergeant was drawing Lopper, his hand-and-a-half sword, and the Friendmaker, his expression grim.
Other Vrya, with less to occupy hands and minds, kneaded their Vrithli like clay, punching and pulling them into the shape they chose by whim or curiosity or obscure internal needs, ruthlessly squashing or lopping off any attempt of those Vrithli to grow in forbidden directions.
The dwarves cartwheeled and somersaulted, lopping off first her ears, then her nose and finally her lips.
Tossing her purse onto the passenger seat, Merissa backed out to the street and turned west, toward the Mississippi River and a meeting with Lopen and Gartner.
Ze konden van de ene naar de andere kooi lopen, maar niet het paleis zelf betreden.
He was still pleading when Manso casually lopped off his head, spraying the three boys with blood.