Crop Crop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cropped} (kr[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cropping}.] 1. To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap. [1913 Webster]

I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one. --Ezek. xvii. 22. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest. [1913 Webster]

Death . . . .crops the growing boys. --Creech. [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field. [1913 Webster]

4. to cut off an unnecessary portion at the edges; -- of photographs and other two-dimensional images; as, to crop her photograph up to the shoulders. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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