Thesaurus / lop
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Jim and I will get some axes and lop off these branches that forced the door in and prop it shut the best way we can.
DOROTHY'S HOUSE PARTYEVELYN RAYMOND
This seems to be one of the easier ways of deadening sorrow, as though the mind could teach itself to lop off its feelers.
DEMOCRACY AN AMERICAN NOVELHENRY ADAMS
He's got a bent-in nose, an' a lop ear, an' a jaw like a hippo.
SHORTY MCCABESEWELL FORD
My days, I've thought already I'd ruther have a man take a broomstick to me then lop 'round so!
SIX GIRLS AND BOBMARION AMES TAGGART
A Customer (carrying a large brown-and-white dog with lop ears and soulful eyes).
He does not "lop in," and his "pointing out" is perfect, and you can hardly see the ribs of his swath.
IN THE CATSKILLSJOHN BURROUGHS
The thief is about to lop off the length of an axle from the trunk, but Yudushka has decided that the moment has come.
A FAMILY OF NOBLEMENMIKHAL SALTYKOV
Still further east the inland lake of Lop Nor also rose at about this time.
CLIMATIC CHANGESELLSWORTH HUNTINGTON
Let all grow, and they will beare more fruit: and if you lop away superfluous boughes, they say, what a pitty is this?
A NEW ORCHARD AND GARDENWILLIAM LAWSON
"Do you fear I should lop your ears, dog," cried Jasper, for shrinking from my side with your tail between your legs!
WHAT WILL HE DO WITH IT, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
WORDS RELATED TO LOP
- lay open
- mow down
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