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A number of saddled ponies were cropping the scanty grass whilst their riders lay asleep beside them.
We might yet find them near at hand, with trailing bridles, cropping the grass.
Bathsheba answered nothing, and the horse upon her arm seemed so impressed that instead of cropping the herbage she looked up.
We can hear them stamping their hoofs and cropping the rich pasture.
She was feeding very quietly, Mary Erskine's other cows being near, some cropping the grass and some browsing upon the bushes.
Old English cropp "bird's craw," also "head or top of a sprout or herb." The common notion is "protuberance." Cognate with Old High German kropf, Old Norse kroppr. Meaning "harvest product" is c.1300, probably through the verbal meaning "cut off the top of a plant" (c.1200).
"cut off the top of a plant," c.1200, from crop (n.). The general meaning of "to cut off" is mid-15c. Related: Cropped; cropping. Women's fashion crop top is attested from 1984.