Definition of lop verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lop

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//lɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lop
BrE BrE//lɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːp//
 
he / she / it lops
BrE BrE//lɒps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːps//
 
past simple lopped
BrE BrE//lɒpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːpt//
 
past participle lopped
BrE BrE//lɒpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːpt//
 
-ing form lopping
BrE BrE//ˈlɒpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːpɪŋ//
 
 
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lop something to cut down a tree, or cut some large branches off it Word Origin late Middle English (as a noun): of unknown origin. Phrasal Verbslop somethingoff (something)
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