Definition of Chop off
1. Verb. Remove by or as if by cutting. "Lop off the dead branch"
Specialized synonyms: Abscise, Roach
Generic synonyms: Come Away, Come Off, Detach
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Literary usage of Chop off
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1. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"cut off, chop off, lop off. chopped off. pek (vi., adj.): (be) chopped, hewn (as wuku-2(unsp.): chopped off, lopped with axe or bush knife). ..."
2. A Feejeean and English Dictionary: With Examples of Common and Peculiar by David Hazlewood (1850)
"... to chop off and throw away : but the English does not well express the native idea; ... chop off ..."
3. A Zulu-English Dictionary with Notes on Pronunciation, a Revised Orthography by Alfred T. Bryant (1905)
"Mwe- nga); put on nodes or joints (ace.), as an imfe plant does from below after attaining the height of about two feet [Her. heha, chop off; ..."
4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"He used to marry a new wife every day, and chop off her head next morning. ... Next morning, ' chop off her head!' And they chop it off. ..."