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cropped


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercrop  \In"ter*crop`\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {-cropped}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {-cropping}.]  (Agric.) 
  To  cultivate  by  planting  simultaneous  crops  in  alternate 
  rows;  as  to  intercrop  an  orchard.  Also  to  use  for  catch 
  crops  at  seasons  when  the  ground  is  not  covered  by  crops  of 
  the  regular  rotation. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crop  \Crop\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cropped}  (kr?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. 
 
  I  will  crop  off  from  the  top  of  his  young  twigs  a 
  tender  one  --Ezek.  xvii. 
  22. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  cut  off  as  if  in  harvest. 
 
  Death  .  .  .  .crops  the  growing  boys.  --Creech. 
 
  3.  To  cause  to  bear  a  crop;  as  to  crop  a  field. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cropped 
  adj  1:  cut  off  as  by  clipping  or  biting  off  "trees  with  cropped 
  tops";  "cropped  hedges";  "her  short  cropped  hair"; 
  "the  cropped  grass  where  sheep  had  browsed"  [ant:  {uncropped}] 
  2:  (of  land  or  soil)  used  for  growing  crops;  "cropped  soil" 




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