chophouse
noun Date: circa 1690 restaurant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chophouse — Chop house , n. A house where chops, etc., are sold; an eating house. [1913 Webster] The freedom of a chophouse. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chophouse — Chop house , n. [See {Chop} quality.] A customhouse where transit duties are levied. [China] S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chophouse — [chäp′hous΄] n. a restaurant serving chops and steaks …   English World dictionary

  • chophouse — /chop hows /, n., pl. chophouses / how ziz/. a restaurant specializing in chops, steaks, and the like. [1680 90; CHOP1 + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chophouse — noun A restaurant that specializes in chops or steaks; a steakhouse …   Wiktionary

  • chophouse — n. restaurant that serves meat (especially steaks, chops, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chophouse — noun a restaurant specializing in steak, chops, etc …   English new terms dictionary

  • chophouse — chop·house …   English syllables

  • chophouse — chop•house [[t]ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊs[/t]] n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] coo a restaurant specializing in chops and steaks • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • chophouse — I. /ˈtʃɒphaʊs/ (say chophows) noun British 1. US → steakhouse. 2. any cheap eating house. {chop1 + house1} II. /ˈtʃɒphaʊs/ (say chophows) …   Australian English dictionary

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