loper

[ loh-per ]
/ ˈloʊ pər /

noun

a person or thing that lopes, as a horse with a loping gait.
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.

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Origin of loper

First recorded in 1475–85; lope + -er1
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