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lopping shears

noun, (sometimes used with a singular verb)
long-handled pruning shears.
Also called loppers.
Origin of lopping shears
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Methods of removal include chain saws, brush cutters, lopping shears and other hand tools.
  • lopping shears are used for smaller branches, and hand shears work on stems less than an inch in diameter.

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