What does the word chopper mean?

Usage examples for chopper

  1. Emily put down her chopper, and sighed that her arm was aching, so I relieved her. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  2. Orville drank some water and ate some bread, and when he swallowed, he felt that circular bump- bump grab the bread and chop away at it, just like Polly feeding stale bread into the meat chopper to make stuffing. – First Man by Clyde Brown
  3. Where did you find my missing pet, Nick Chopper? – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.