Definitions of crop

  1. To yield harvest. Neck and crop, altogether. To crop out, said of an underlying stratum of rock, to come out at the surface by the edge; to come to light. To crop up, to come to light.
  2. To cut off the top or ends of; to clip the hair of.
  3. To cut off the top or ends: to cut short or close: to mow, reap, or gather:- pr. p. cropping: pa. p. cropped.
  4. To harvest; cut short or close.
  5. To cut off closely; mow; reap; eat down.
  6. To appear unexpectedly; to sprout; as, in all gardens the weeds crop out.
  7. as of hair; " She wanted her hair cropped short"
  8. let ( animals) feed in a field or pasture or meadow
  9. yield crops, of land; " This land crops well"
  10. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; " dress the plants in the garden"
  11. To cut off the ends of anything; to mow; to reap; to pluck; to gather before it falls; to raise crops on.
  12. To cut or pluck the ends off; to mow or reap; to sow or plant.
  13. Cropping.
  14. the stock or handle of a whip
  15. the output of something in a season; " the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
  16. a collection of people or things appearing together; " the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
  17. cut short; " She wanted her hair cropped short"
  18. yield crops; " This land crops well"
  19. The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.
  20. The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a plant or tree.
  21. Anything cut off or gathered.
  22. Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so cutting; as, a convict's crop.
  23. A projecting ornament in carved stone. Specifically, a finial.
  24. Tin ore prepared for smelting.
  25. Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.
  26. A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.
  27. To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.
  28. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.
  29. To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
  30. To yield harvest.
  31. The produce of the ground, as corn; harvest; anything likened to the harvest; as, a crop of ice; a bird's craw; a stout hunting whip; hair cut close or short.
  32. All the produce of a field of grain: anything gathered or cropped: the craw of a bird.
  33. The produce of a field or farm; entire season's produce of anything; the first stomach of a bird.
  34. Produce; harvest.
  35. The first stomach of a bird; a craw.
  36. The first stomach of a fowl; the craw; corn or fruit as growing, or as gathered in harvest; anything cut off or gathered; hair cut close or short; best ore; an entire hide.
  37. Craw of a bird; first stomach into which a bird's meat descends; anything gathered into a heap; the gathered harvest; corn or other vegetable products while growing, or after being gathered.
  38. A sac- like dilatation of the gullet of a bird; a similar structure in an insect or worm.
  39. Cropped, cropt.