n. person or thing that lops; one who cuts off; one who prunes trees or plants

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  • Lopper — bezeichnet: Lopper (Berg), südöstlicher Ausläuferberg des Pilatus, im Kanton Nidwalden, Schweiz. Loppertunnel, Straßentunnel durch den Berg Loppertunnel, Eisenbahntunnel durch den Berg Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklä …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lopper — Lop per, n. One who lops or cuts off. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lopper — Lop per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Loppered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loppering}.] [Cf. Prov. G. l[ u]bbern, levern, OHG. giliber[=o]n, G. luppe, lab, rennet.] To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lopper — lop ► VERB (lopped, lopping) 1) cut off (a branch or limb) from a tree or body. 2) informal remove (something unnecessary or burdensome). ► NOUN (also lop and top) ▪ branches and twigs lopped off trees. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • lopper — noun Date: 1953 pruning shears with long handles usually used in plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lopper — lopper1 /lop euhr/, n. a person or thing that lops. [1530 40; LOP1 + ER1] lopper2 /lop euhr/, v.i., v.t. Scot. and North Central U.S. (esp. of milk) to curdle or coagulate. [1300 50; ME loperen, equiv. to lop ( < ON hlaup coagulation) + er ER6 +… …   Universalium

  • lopper — 1. noun a) A person who lops. b) A gardening tool used for lopping 2. verb To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk …   Wiktionary

  • lopper — North Country (Newcastle) Words 1. to curdle s.v. keslip 2. to coagulate; loppered milk milke that sours and curdles without the application of an acid …   English dialects glossary

  • lopper — propel …   Anagrams dictionary

  • lopper — v. a. Curdle, coagulate, spoil, sour clot …   New dictionary of synonyms

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