To crop out
Crop Crop, v. i. To yield harvest. [1913 Webster]

{To crop out}. (a) (Geol.) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal. (b) To come to light; to be manifest; to appear; as, the peculiarities of an author crop out.

{To crop up}, to sprout; to spring up; to appear suddenly. ``Cares crop up in villas.`` --Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • To fall out — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fling out — Fling Fling, v. i. 1. To throw; to wince; to flounce; as, the horse began to kick and fling. [1913 Webster] 2. To cast in the teeth; to utter abusive language; to sneer; as, the scold began to flout and fling. [1913 Webster] 3. To throw one s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To snuff out — Snuff Snuff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snuffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snuffing}.] [OE. snuffen. See {Snuff} of a candle {Snuff} to sniff.] To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of. [1913 Webster] {To snuff out}, to extinguish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To crop up — Crop Crop, v. i. To yield harvest. [1913 Webster] {To crop out}. (a) (Geol.) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal. (b) To come to light; to be manifest; to appear; as, the peculiarities of an author crop out …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crop out — {v.} To appear at the surface; come through or show through from hiding or concealment. * /Rocks often crop out in New England pasture land./ * /A hidden hate cropped out in his words./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • crop out — {v.} To appear at the surface; come through or show through from hiding or concealment. * /Rocks often crop out in New England pasture land./ * /A hidden hate cropped out in his words./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Crop — Crop, v. i. To yield harvest. [1913 Webster] {To crop out}. (a) (Geol.) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal. (b) To come to light; to be manifest; to appear; as, the peculiarities of an author crop out. {To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crop insurance — is purchased by agricultural producers, including farmers, ranchers, and others to protect themselves against either the loss of their crops due to natural disasters, such as hail, drought, and floods, or the loss of revenue due to declines in… …   Wikipedia

  • Out of Africa (film) — Out of Africa Theatrical release poster Directed by Sydney Pollack Produced by …   Wikipedia

  • crop — cropless, adj. /krop/, n., v., cropped or (Archaic) cropt; cropping. n. 1. the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered: the wheat crop. 2. the yield of such produce for a particular season. 3. the yield of some other… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”