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Chop Chop, n. [Chin. & Hind. ch[=a]p stamp, brand.] [1913 Webster] 1. Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop. [1913 Webster]

2. A permit or clearance. [1913 Webster]

{Chop dollar}, a silver dollar stamped to attest its purity.

{chop of tea}, a number of boxes of the same make and quality of leaf.

{Chowchow chop}. See under {Chowchow}.

{Grand chop}, a ship's port clearance. --S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster]


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  • Chop — Chop, n. [Chin. & Hind. ch[=a]p stamp, brand.] [1913 Webster] 1. Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop. [1913 Webster] 2. A permit or clearance. [1913 Webster] {Chop dollar}, a silver dollar stamped to attest its purity. {chop of tea}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chop dollar — Chop Chop, n. [Chin. & Hind. ch[=a]p stamp, brand.] [1913 Webster] 1. Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop. [1913 Webster] 2. A permit or clearance. [1913 Webster] {Chop dollar}, a silver dollar stamped to attest its purity. {chop of tea},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Chowchow chop — Chop Chop, n. [Chin. & Hind. ch[=a]p stamp, brand.] [1913 Webster] 1. Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop. [1913 Webster] 2. A permit or clearance. [1913 Webster] {Chop dollar}, a silver dollar stamped to attest its purity. {chop of tea},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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