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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHOP, verb transitive

1. To cut off or separate, by striking with a sharp instrument, either by a single blow or by repeated blows; as, to chop off a head; to chop wood.

2. To cut into small pieces; to mince; as, to chop meat; to chop straw.

3. To grand and mince with the teeth; to devour eagerly; with up; as, to chop up an entertainment.

4. To break or open into chinks or fissures; to crack; to chap. [See Chap.]

CHOP, verb intransitive

1. To buy, or rather to barter, truck, exchange.

2. To exchange; to put one thing in the place of another; as, to chop and change our friends.

3. To bandy; to altercate; to return one word or thing for another.

Let not the council chop with the judge.

CHOP, verb intransitive To turn, vary, change or shift suddenly; as in the seamans phrase, the wind chops, or chops about. [The various senses of this verb seem to center in that of thrusting, driving, or a sudden motion or exertion of force.]

CHOP, noun

1. A piece chopped off; a small piece of meat; as a mutton chop

2. A crack or cleft. See Chap, which, with the broad sound of a, is often pronounced chap.

3. The chap; the jaw; plural The jaws; the mouth; the sides of a rivers mouth or channel. [See Chap.]

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CHOP-CHURCH, noun An exchange or an exchanger of benefices.

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CHOP-FALLEN, adjective Dejected; dispirited.

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CHOP-HOUSE, noun A house where provision ready dressed is sold.

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CHOPIN, noun A liquid measure in France, containing nearly a pint Winchester measure. In Scotland, a quart of wine measure.

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CHOPPED, participle passive Cut; minced.

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CHOPPING, participle present tense Cutting; mincing; buying; bartering.

CHOPPING, adjective Stout; lusty; plump.


1. A high-heeled shoe, worn by ladies in Italy. [See Chioppine.]

2. A cutting; a mincing; from chop.

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CHOPPING-BLOCK, noun A block on which any thing is laid to be chopped.

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CHOPPING-KNIFE, noun A knife for mincing meat.

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CHOPPY, adjective Full of clefts or cracks.

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CHOPS, [See Chop.]