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Word meaning chop

v. t. To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; -- often with up.
v. t. To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; -- usually with off or down.
v. t. To seize or devour greedily; -- with up.
v. i. To make a quick strike, or repeated strokes, with an ax or other sharp instrument.
v. i. To do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize.
v. i. To interrupt; -- with in or out.
v. i. To barter or truck.
v. i. To exchange; substitute one thing for another.
v. i. To purchase by way of truck.
v. i. To vary or shift suddenly; as, the wind chops about.
v. i. To wrangle; to altercate; to bandy words.
n. A change; a vicissitude.
v. t. & i. To crack. See Chap, v. t. & i.
n. The act of chopping; a stroke.
n. A piece chopped off; a slice or small piece, especially of meat; as, a mutton chop.
n. A crack or cleft. See Chap.
n. A jaw of an animal; -- commonly in the pl. See Chops.
n. A movable jaw or cheek, as of a wooden vise.
n. The land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbor, or channel; as, East Chop or West Chop. See Chops.
n. Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop.
n. A permit or clearance.

Crossword clues for chop

- Cut into pieces
- Cut of meat
- Cut short
- Cut with an axe
- Tennis stroke


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