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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Intercrop \In"ter*crop`\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {-cropped};
     p. pr. & vb. n. {-cropping}.] (Agric.)
     To cultivate by planting simultaneous crops in alternate
     rows; as, to intercrop an orchard. Also, to use for catch
     crops at seasons when the ground is not covered by crops of
     the regular rotation.


     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Crop \Crop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cropped} (kr[o^]pt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. {Cropping}.]
     1. To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to
        browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a
              tender one.                           --Ezek. xvii.
                                                    22.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Death . . . .crops the growing boys. --Creech.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. to cut off an unnecessary portion at the edges; -- of
        photographs and other two-dimensional images; as, to crop
        her photograph up to the shoulders.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  cropped \cropped\ adj.
     1. cut very short; as, her cropped hair.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. having an unnecessary portion at the edges cut off; -- of
        photographs and other two-dimensional images.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  cropped
       See {crop}

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  cropped
       adj 1: cut off as by clipping or biting off; "trees with cropped
              tops"; "cropped hedges"; "her short cropped hair";
              "the cropped grass where sheep had browsed" [ant: {uncropped}]
       2: (of land or soil) used for growing crops; "cropped soil"

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  crop
       n 1: the yield from plants in a single growing season [syn: {harvest}]
       2: a collection of people or things appearing together; "the
          annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
       3: the output of something in a season; "the latest crop of
          fashions is about to hit the stores"
       4: the stock or handle of a whip
       5: a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles
          a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
          [syn: {craw}]
       v 1: cut short; "She wanted her hair cropped short"
       2: prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
          [syn: {cultivate}, {work}]
       3: yield crops; "This land crops well"
       4: let feed in a field or pasture or meadow [syn: {graze}, {pasture}]
       5: feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing" [syn:
           {browse}, {graze}, {range}, {pasture}]
       6: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
          plants in the garden" [syn: {snip}, {clip}, {trim}, {lop},
           {dress}, {prune}, {cut back}]
       [also: {cropping}, {cropped}]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "cropped":
     abbreviated, abridged, abstracted, bobbed, capsule, capsulized,
     clipped, compressed, condensed, curtailed, cut short, digested,
     docked, elided, elliptic, mowed, mown, nipped, pollard, polled,
     pruned, reaped, shaved, sheared, short-cut, shortened, snub,
     snubbed, trimmed
  
  

















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