"lops" in the verb sense
1. discerp, sever, lop
cut off from a whole
"His head was severed from his body"
"The soul discerped from the body"
2. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
"dress the plants in the garden"
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