lopper lopper

Definition(s):

  • (n) a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Need a tool? Libraries lending more than books

    Books and DVDs weren't what Ralph Mandarino wanted when he went to the Grosse Pointe Public Library. The 75-year-old retired businessman checked out a tree lopper and a tape measure, two of the more than ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Sets, drums and rotary tools: Libraries across US lending way more than books

    GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich. — Books and DVDs weren't what Ralph Mandarino wanted when he went to the Grosse Pointe Public Library. The 75-year-old retired businessman checked out a tree lopper and a tape measure, two of the more than 100 tools available to patrons of the suburban Detroit library.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  • "She's the head-lopper," Briski says with satisfaction. "She cuts through illusion, but it's in the form of -- snick! -- cutting the head off."
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Zana Briski Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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