Definition of Loppings
1. Noun. (plural of lopping) ¹
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Definition of Loppings
1. lopping [n] - See also: lopping
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Literary usage of Loppings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1813)
"ON THE RECENT loppings IN ... 'T'HE public have lately been much in the dark •*- Respecting the loppings in ..."
2. A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...by Thomas Walter Williams by Thomas Walter Williams (1816)
"Underwood,coppice-wood, loppings and ... of old bowlings, loppings and toppings of trees, reeds, ..."
3. The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical: From the by Charles MacFarlane (1851)
"... heads that had never thought alike meeting in the same sack which received the loppings of the guillotine; and fierce political antagonists, ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Tithes by William Eagle (1830)
"But it seems that no tithes are due of the loppings of a tree N« titles arc which was under the age of twenty years when it was first lopped, ,,1,,,,, ..."
5. A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections by Matthew Bacon, Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd, John Bouvier (1846)
"It is in one book laid down, that the loppings of a timber tree, which are of twenty years' growth, are exempted from the payment of tithe, ..."
6. Reports of Sir George Croke, Knight: Formerly One of the Justices of the by George Croke, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Harbottle Grimston, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Thomas Leach (1792)
"... snd loppings of them ; and that the faid Sir John Reeve died, ... j^ »11 the loppings of all the trees are ..."
7. The Law of Tithes: Shewing Their Nature, Kinds, Properties and Incidents; by by William Bohun (1730)
"... of twenty they were of that Growth ; (in which Cafe feme think the loppings are to be tithed) and then they are lopped every ten Years or more, ..."
8. A Collection of Acts and Records of Parliament: With Reports of Cases by Sir Henry Gwillim, Charles Ellis (1825)
"Wood is understood to be oak, elm, ash, and such as is fit for building; and of the loppings of these which are above 20 years old no tithe is due. ..."