verb (used with or without object) Scot. and North Central U.S..
(especially of milk) to curdle or coagulate.
Origin of lopper2
1300–50; Middle English loperen, equivalent to lop- (< Old Norse hlaup coagulation) + -er -er6 + -en infinitive suffix
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Related Words for lopperedcurdle, congeal, thicken, consolidate, set, inspissate, compact, coalesce, condense, jelly, harden, concrete, dry, concentrate, solidify, clot, jell, jellify, clabber, gel
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Historical Examples of loppered
When the tea-kettle boils, pour the water into a pan of "loppered" milk.Housekeeping in Old Virginia
Marion Cabell Tyree
Any one who knows anything about dairy work knows what loppered milk is.