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chopping


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chopped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chopping}.]  [Cf.  LG  &  D.  kappen,  Dan.  kappe,  Sw  kappa.  Cf 
  {Chap}  to  crack.] 
  1.  To  cut  by  striking  repeatedly  with  a  sharp  instrument;  to 
  cut  into  pieces;  to  mince;  --  often  with  up 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chopping  \Chop"ping\,  a.  [See  {Chop}  to  barter.] 
  Shifting  or  changing  suddenly,  as  the  wind;  also  having 
  tumbling  waves  dashing  against  each  other  as  a  chopping 
  sea. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chopping  \Chop"ping\,  n. 
  Act  of  cutting  by  strokes. 
 
  {Chopping  block},  a  solid  block  of  wood  on  which  butchers  and 
  others  chop  meat,  etc 
 
  {Chopping  knife},  a  knife  for  chopping  or  mincing  meat, 
  vegetables,  etc.;  --  usually  with  a  handle  at  the  back  of 
  the  blade  instead  of  at  the  end 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chopping  \Chop"ping\,  a.  [Cf.  {Chubby}.] 
  Stout  or  plump;  large  [Obs.]  --Fenton. 




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