As verbs the difference between looped and loped
is that looped
is past tense of loop while loped
is past tense of lope.
As an adjective looped
is having loops.
formed into a loop
(of part of a fingerprint) whorled
(obsolete) To jump, leap.
*, Bk.IX, Ch.xxxv:
*:And as he cam by a ryver, in hys woodnes he wolde have made hys horse to have lopyn over the watir; and the horse fayled footyng and felle in the ryver
*:He that lopes on the ropes.
To travel an easy pace with long strides.
:He loped along, hour after hour, not fast but steady and covering much ground.
A horse's easy gait, consisting of long running strides or leaps. A lope resembles a canter.