chioppine
Chopine Cho*pine", n. [Cf. OF. chapin, escapin, Sp. chapin, Pg. chapim.] A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more. [Variously spelt {chioppine}, {chopin}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

Your ladyship is nearer to heaven than when I saw you last, by the altitude of a chopine. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Chioppine — Chiop*pine , n. Same as {Chopine}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chopin — Chopine Cho*pine , n. [Cf. OF. chapin, escapin, Sp. chapin, Pg. chapim.] A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more. [Variously spelt {chioppine}, {chopin}, etc.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chopine — Cho*pine , n. [Cf. OF. chapin, escapin, Sp. chapin, Pg. chapim.] A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more. [Variously spelt {chioppine}, {chopin}, etc.] [1913 Webster] Your… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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