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collop


collop


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collop  \Col"lop\,  n.  [Of  uncertain  origin;  cf  OF  colp  blow, 
  stroke,  piece,  F.  coup,  fr  L.  colophus  buffet,  cuff,  Gr  ?] 
  [Written  also  {colp}.] 
  1.  A  small  slice  of  meat;  a  piece  of  flesh. 
 
  God  knows  thou  art  a  collop  of  my  flesh.  --Shak. 
 
  Sweetbread  and  collops  were  with  skewers  pricked. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  A  part  or  piece  of  anything  a  portion. 
 
  Cut  two  good  collops  out  of  the  crown  land. 
  --Fuller.