Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who lops.
  • n. A gardening tool used for lopping
  • v. To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who lops or cuts off.
  • intransitive v. To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who lops.
  • Curdled; clotted; coagulated: as, lopper milk.
  • To curdle or coagulate, as milk which has become sour; clot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees

Etymologies

lop +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So the lopper had to go to the rack on the bottom of the cart.

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  • However it felt very strange throwing my oven roasted turkey into the same cart as my tree limb lopper.

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  • We got the same odd feeling when we put the lopper on the cashiers conveyor belt.

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  • In his left claw Zavala clutched the lopper, but it soon became clear to him that his opponent was not going to stay still long enough for Zavala to cut a zipper as intended.

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  • When the lopper had laid it bare, had finished its toilets for the guillotine, when the woodcutters were about to sap its base, five men commenced hauling at the rope attached to the top.

    The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8) Une Vie and Other Stories

  • And when the lopper had finished his task, he left at the top of the straight slender shaft of the tree the rope collar which he had brought up with him, and afterwards descends again with spurlike prods along the discrowned trunk, which the woodcutters thereupon attacked at the base, striking it with great blows which resounded through all the rest of the wood.

    The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8) Une Vie and Other Stories

  • When the lopper had laid it bare and the woodcutters had sapped its base, five men commenced hauling at the rope attached to the top.

    Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

  • A tree lopper has died after a tree fell on him in Tasmania's Tamar Valley.

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  • A tree lopper has died after part of a tree fell on him in Tasmania's Tamar Valley.

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  • For larger branches, use either a limb lopper (a pruner with long handles and a larger blade) or a saw.

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