chop

Part of speech: noun

A jaw.

Part of speech: verb

To cut by strokes; make cutting strokes; hew; mince.

Part of speech: verb

To chap.

Part of speech: verb

To veer, as wind.

Part of speech: noun

A cut of meat containing a rib.

Part of speech: noun

A cleft or fissure.

Part of speech: noun

An act of chopping, or a tool for chopping.

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Usage examples "chop":

  1. A sword- people used to chop each other's heads off with them. - "The Sword", Frank Quattrocchi.
  2. There's the mistress and me jist mairtyrs to that chop! - "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
  3. While lying here we had a severe gale from the westward, which produced considerable " chop." - "The Captive in Patagonia", Benjamin Franklin Bourne.