lop off

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Verb1.lop off - remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"
abscise - remove or separate by abscission
roach - cut the mane off (a horse)
come away, come off, detach - come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
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To say I am going to lop off this here or lop off that now would be foolish.
When I wanted to lop off some low branches on a humble sycamore tree, I had to submit a plan, wait for permission and then engage a tree surgeon to do the work.
Many countries shift the name of their currency when they lop off zeros and present the new currency as the end of inflation.
No, the Girls Aloud babe is just trying out the short and sexy bob look for a few days while she decides whether to lop off her luscious locks.
When Spears stunned the stylist by demanding that she lop off her luxurious dark tresses, Tognozzi tried to talk her out of it.
They reasoned that various strains of anaerobic bacteria that can remove chlorine atoms from chemicals might also lop off bromines to detoxify the PBDEs.
Graham Parry, defending, explained Egan was painting a house and agreed to help when asked if he could lop off branches.
I would lop off the weaker shoot and not worry about any stem crook at that point.