Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person whose ears have been cut off, as formerly for treason.
  • noun One whose hair is cropped, or cut close to the head.
  • noun One who has had his hair cropped in prison.
  • noun A Roundhead.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This team plays like bunch of women and should wear shorty shorts and wahay! croppy toppies to create more girly aesthetic.

    Arsenal Premier League 2011-12 team guide

  • And his eyes go what ye'd call twilight misty as his croppy boy goes running over the field,  his stick flickin at the grass seeds,  and the soft sunshine tripping off his boots.

    cyclops

  • Two big beautiful crappie pronounced croppy, one orangey perch I hooked in the side of the face, and one nice green bass with row upon row of sandpaper teeth.

    Chiggers | Letter Never Sent

  • Scaring eavesdropping boots croppy bootsboy Bloom in the Ormond hallway heard the growls and roars of bravo, fat backslapping, their boots all treading, boots not the boots the boy.

    Ulysses

  • With four hundred of his croppy boys we battered Lord Mountjoy,

    Bold Belfast Shoemaker

  • With four hundred of his croppy boys we battered Lord Mountjoy

    The Bold Belfast Shoemaker

  • Scaring eavesdropping boots croppy bootsboy Bloom in the Ormond hallway heard the growls and roars of bravo, fat backslapping, their boots all treading, boots not the boots the boy.

    Ulysses

  • No, no; there's more ways of making a croppy speak than half hanging him.

    The Northern Iron

  • Come, croppy, come, croppy, I'll give you a run for your life.

    The Northern Iron

  • The only beauties of the place, and those unintentional, were the long lines of hand-planted shade-trees, uglified as far as possible with whitewashed trunks and croppy heads, but still lovable, growing, living things.

    Animal Heroes

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