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lopper Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    pruner; pruning hook.
WordNet

Lop"per noun
Definitions
  1. One who lops or cuts off.
Lop"per intransitive verb
Etymology
Cf. Prov. G. lübbern, levern, OHG. gilibern, G. luppe, lab, rennet.
Wordforms
imperfect & past participle Loppered ; present participle & verbal noun Loppering
Definitions
  1. To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk.

Webster 1913