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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lop v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lopped p. pr. & vb. n. Lopping ]
 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.”
    Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.   --Pope.
 2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body";
           "The soul discerped from the body" [syn: discerp, sever]
      2: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
         plants in the garden" [syn: snip, clip, crop, trim,
          dress, prune, cut back]
      [also: lopping, lopped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of plants or trees) having the top or outer parts cut off;
            "lopped-off branches" [syn: lopped off]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See lop