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lopper2

[lop-er]
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verb (used with or without object) Scot. and North Central U.S..
  1. (especially of milk) to curdle or coagulate.
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Origin of lopper2

1300–50; Middle English loperen, equivalent to lop- (< Old Norse hlaup coagulation) + -er -er6 + -en infinitive suffix
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Examples from the Web for loppered

Historical Examples

  • 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.