Lop (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Lopped (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Lopping (?).] [Prov. G. luppen, lubben,to cut,
geld, or OD. luppen, D. lubben.] 1.
To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to shoorten
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." Milton.
Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent
2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to
lop bushes in a hedge.
Lop, n. That which is lopped from
anything, as branches from a tree. Shak. Mortimer.
Lop, v. i. To hang downward; to be
pendent; to lean to one side.
Lop, v. t. To let hang down; as,
to lop the head.
Lop (?), n. [AS. loppe.] A
Lop, a. Hanging down; as,
lop ears; -- used also in compound adjectives; as,