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  • n. Plural form of lop.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lop.


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  • These muscles, weakened by disease because of tight clothing and corset steels, and also by cramped positions in school or at work, refuse to hold the body erect, and it "lops" just at this point.

    What a Young Woman Ought to Know

  • Naritsugu isn't just a villain, but a sadist; he lops the limbs off innocent victims with great delight and an unshakable conviction that "punishment is a master's duty."

    'Five': A Series Wakes Up at the Wheel

  • I was sent to the back yard to get Grandpa for the phone and just when I walk up to tell him about the call he lops off the head of a rabbit.


  • My mouth is funny, I know that, and it lops down, and my teeth are bad.


  • It may be an "illegal take" in the technical sense but it ain't remotely even close to the sort of person who jacks a deer at night or takes a trophy animal, lops off the antlers, and leaves the carcass to rot.

    Elderly Women Charged With Beating Fawn To Death

  • All this talk lately about lackluster teaching, insufficient test scores, and struggling kids slipping through the cracks of failing schools; yet the district goes and lops off a week's worth of school days.

    Brock Cohen: A Promise to the Students of an Uncool Teacher

  • This extreme is the flashpoint putting gasoline at $4 a gallon, reducing mileage driven, demand for trucks, SUV's, and lops off lush profit margins for auto makers.

    Oil! Oil! Boil And Bubble

  • Old Mutual Analytic lops off 1.8% of assets a year in fees and overhead.

    The Problem With Absolute Return Funds

  • All of the options merit research and community education, and for this fall's election we need to see an item on the ballot that authorizes the city to collect a small tax in case the franchise falls out and lops off the franchise fee which Xcel now reimburses Boulder and reaches about $4 million per year.

    Anne Butterfield: Paying the IOU: Boulder and its Expiring Xcel Franchise

  • He lops the bagel in two and sticks it in the toaster.

    Smile for the Camera


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