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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The proposal to lop off four zeros would have made the dollar cost 3.90 rials.
Hall insisted he would not "lop off " TV channels without consideration but would make tough final decisions about cuts by Christmas.
was inspired by her cousin's cancer battle to lop off o her cousin's cancer battle to lop 17 inches so it can be made into a wig for sick youngsters.
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.
LUSAKA -- Zambians on Tuesday woke up to a new year and new bank notes, which lop off three zeros in a bid to address high inflation that made the currency cumbersome to work with.
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.
When you lop off coarse hair with a razor, it sometimes tends to curl and penetrate into the skin as it grows.
After landing a job as nanny to skipper Conrad Gates's child, she plots to find the attacker and lop off his manhood.