Lapsided \Lap"sid`ed\, a. See {Lopsided}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lapsided — variant of lopsided …   Useful english dictionary

  • lop — {{11}}lop (v.1) cut off, 1510s, from M.E. loppe (n.) small branches and twigs trimmed from trees (early 15c.), of unknown origin. Related: Lopped (mid 15c.); lopping. Place name Loppedthorn is attested from 1287. {{12}}lop (v.2) droop, hang… …   Etymology dictionary

  • lopsided — also lop sided, 1711, originally lapsided, first used of ships; from LOP (Cf. lop) (v.2) + SIDE (Cf. side) (n.). Related: Lopsidedly; lopsidedness …   Etymology dictionary

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