lop

lop
lop [lɔp US la:p] v also lop off past tense and past participle lopped present participle lopping [T]
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: lop 'small branches cut off' (15-20 centuries)]
1.) also lop off
to cut something, especially branches from a tree, usually with a single strong movement
= ↑chop, chop off ↑chop off
Workmen have lopped off more branches in an effort to save the tree.
2.) also lop off
to reduce an amount, especially of money, by a particular amount
They lopped £16 off the price.
lop sth from sth
Citicorp plans to lop $1.5 billion a year from its operating costs.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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