Lop vs Dod - What's the difference?

lop | dod |


As nouns the difference between lop and dod

is that lop is (geordie) a flea or lop can be that which is lopped from anything, such as branches from a tree or lop can be (us|slang) a disabled person, a cripple while dod is (lb) sulk, huff or dod can be (ireland) lump.

As verbs the difference between lop and dod

is that lop is (usually with off) to cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone while dod is to cut off, as wool from sheep's tails; to lop or clip off.

lop

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Geordie) A flea.
  • (Cleveland)
    Hadway wi ye man, ye liftin wi lops

    References

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    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) loppe.

    Verb

    (lopp)
  • (usually with off) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone.
  • To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
  • To allow to hang down.
  • to lop the head
    Synonyms
    * (to cut off)
    Derived terms
    * lopper, loppers

    See also

    * defalcate

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which is lopped from anything, such as branches from a tree.
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Mortimer)

    References

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    Etymology 3

    from lopsided.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (US, slang) A disabled person, a cripple.
  • * 1935 : Rex Stout, The League of Frightened Men , p5
  • "He's a lop ; it mentions here about his getting up to the stand with his crippled leg but it doesn't say which one."
  • Any of several breeds of rabbits whose ears lie flat.
  • See also

    * lob

    Anagrams

    * (l) * (l), (l) ---- ==Franco-Proven├žal==

    Noun

  • wolf
  • ----

    dod

    English

    Alternative forms

    * DoD

    Noun

  • (US, military)
  • (automotive) , a type of engine that can shut down cylinders when not needed
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