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loper

[loh-per] /ˈloʊ pər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that lopes, as a horse with a loping gait.
2.
Also called draw runner, draw slip. Furniture. either of two runners coming forward to support a hinged leaf, as the slant front of a desk.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; lope + -er1
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  • Though nasty when cornered, lopers will tend to avoid conflict with larger creatures.

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