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 for Lopped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lop \Lop\ (l[o^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lopped; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Lopping.] [Prov. G. luppen, lubben, to cut, geld, or OD.
     luppen, D. lubben.]
     1. To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to
        shorten by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or
        remove, as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its
        branches. "With branches lopped, in wood or mountain
        felled." --Milton.
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              Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.
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     2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a
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