The action by which something is chopped.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
An epithet frequently applied to infants, by way of ludicrous commendation: imagined by Stephen Skinner to signify lusty, from cas, Sax.
Etymology: In this sense, of uncertain etymology.
Both Jack Freeman and Ned Wild,
Would own the fair and chopping child. Elijah Fenton.
stout or plump; large
shifting or changing suddenly, as the wind; also, having tumbling waves dashing against each other; as, a chopping sea
act of cutting by strokes
Etymology: [See Chop to barter.]
In hip hop music sampling, chopping is the "altering [of] a sampled phrase [or break] by dividing it into smaller segments and reconfiguring them in a different order."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chop′ing, adj. stout, strapping, plump.
The numerical value of chopping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of chopping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
This is a family, man. And we’ve got to keep chopping. Keep chopping.
They're chopping off heads of Christians and many other people in the Middle East. They're chopping heads off, they laugh at us when they hear we're not going to approve waterboarding and then they'll have a James Foley and others where they cut off their heads.
The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom.
I'd go through a process and get it declassified frankly ... certainly waterboarding at a minimum, they're chopping off heads of Christians and many other people in the Middle East. They're chopping heads off, they laugh at us when they hear we're not going to approve waterboarding and then they'll have a James Foley and others where they cut off their heads.
Let me just tell you, you look at the Middle East. They're chopping off heads, they're chopping off the heads of Christians and anybody else that happens to be in the way. They're drowning people in steel cages.
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