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Crop vs. Chop — What's the Difference?

Crop vs. Chop — What's the Difference?

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Crop

A crop is a plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence. Crops may refer either to the harvested parts or to the harvest in a more refined state.
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Chop

Cut (something) into pieces with repeated sharp blows of an axe or knife
They chopped up the pulpit for firewood
Finely chop the parsley
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Crop

A cultivated plant that is grown on a large scale commercially, especially a cereal, fruit, or vegetable
The main crops were oats and barley
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Chop

Abolish or reduce the size of (something) in a way regarded as ruthless
Their training courses are to be chopped
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Crop

A group or amount of related people or things appearing or occurring at one time
The current crop of politicians
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Chop

Change one's opinions or behaviour repeatedly and abruptly
Teachers are fed up with having to chop and change with every twist in government policy
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Crop

A hairstyle in which the hair is cut very short
She has her hair cut in a short crop
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Chop

A downward cutting blow or movement, typically with the hand
An effective chop to the back of the neck
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Crop

Short for riding crop or hunting crop
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Chop

A thick slice of meat, especially pork or lamb, adjacent to and often including a rib
He lived on liver or chops
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Crop

A pouch in a bird's gullet where food is stored or prepared for digestion
The parent waxbill partially digests food in its crop
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Chop

A person's share of something.
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Crop

The entire tanned hide of an animal.
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Chop

Crushed or ground grain used as animal feed
The pile of chop was dropped into the calves' feeder
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Crop

Cut (something, especially a person's hair) very short
She cropped her long golden hair
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Chop

The broken motion of water, owing to the action of the wind against the tide
We started our run into a two-foot chop
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Crop

Harvest (plants or their produce) from a particular area
Hay would have been cropped several times through the summer
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Chop

A trademark; a brand of goods.
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Crop

Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group
Wheat is a common crop.
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Chop

To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an axe
Chop wood.
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Crop

The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place
An orchard that produced a huge crop of apples last year.
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Chop

To shape or form by chopping
Chop a hole in the ice.
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Crop

A group, quantity, or supply appearing at one time
A crop of new ideas.
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Chop

To cut into small pieces
Chop onions and carrots.
Chop up meat.
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Crop

A short haircut.
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Chop

To reduce abruptly or by a large amount
Chopped off his sentence midway.
Are going to chop expenses.
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Crop

An earmark on an animal.
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Chop

(Sports) To hit or swing at (a pitched ball) with a short downward stroke.
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Crop

A short whip used in horseback riding, with a loop serving as a lash.
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Chop

To make heavy, cutting strokes.
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Crop

The stock of a whip.
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Chop

(Archaic) To move roughly or suddenly.
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Crop

A pouchlike enlargement of a bird's gullet in which food is partially digested or stored for regurgitation to nestlings.
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Chop

To change direction suddenly, as a ship in the wind.
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Crop

A similar enlargement in the digestive tract of annelids and insects.
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Chop

The act of chopping.
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Crop

To cut or bite off the tops or ends of
Crop a hedge.
Sheep cropping grass.
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Chop

A swift, short, cutting blow or stroke.
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Crop

To cut (hair, for example) very short.
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Chop

(Sports) A short downward stroke.
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Crop

To clip (an animal's ears, for example).
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Chop

A piece that has been chopped off, especially a cut of meat, usually taken from the rib, shoulder, or loin and containing a bone.
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Crop

To trim (a photograph or picture, for example).
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Chop

A short irregular motion of waves.
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Crop

To harvest
Crop salmon.
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Chop

An area of choppy water, as on an ocean.
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Crop

To cause to grow or yield a crop.
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Chop

The official stamp or seal of a government, company, or individual, especially in China.
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Crop

To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
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Chop

Quality; class
First chop.
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Crop

To plant, grow, or yield a crop.
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Chop

A cut of meat, often containing a section of a rib.
I only like lamb chops with mint jelly.
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Crop

(agriculture) A plant, especially a cereal, grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, or fuel or for any other economic purpose.
The farmer had a nice crop of corn.
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Chop

A blow with an axe, cleaver, or similar utensil.
It should take just one good chop to fell the sapling.
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Crop

The natural production for a specific year, particularly of plants.
It was a good crop of oats that year.
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Chop

(martial arts) A blow delivered with the hand rigid and outstretched.
A karate chop.
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Crop

(figurative) A group, cluster or collection of things occurring at the same time.
The decade produced a whole crop of ideas about space travel.
The university had an exceptional crop of graduates in 1892, including three who went on to win Nobel Prizes.
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Chop

Ocean waves, generally caused by wind, distinguished from swell by being smaller and not lasting as long.
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Crop

A group of vesicles at the same stage of development in a disease.
The patient had a crop of bumps indicative of chicken pox.
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Chop

(poker) A hand where two or more players have an equal-valued hand, resulting in the chips being shared equally between them.
With both players having an ace-high straight, the pot was a chop.
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Crop

The lashing end of a whip.
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Chop

Termination, especially from employment; the sack.
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Crop

An entire short whip, especially as used in horse-riding.
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Chop

A woodchopping competition.
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Crop

A rocky outcrop.
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Chop

(dated) A crack or cleft; a chap.
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Crop

The act of cropping.
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Chop

A turn of fortune; change; a vicissitude.
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Crop

A photograph or other image that has been reduced by removing the outer parts.
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Chop

A jaw of an animal.
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Crop

A short haircut.
She went from a ponytail to a crop.
Eton crop
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Chop

A movable jaw or cheek, as of a vice.
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Crop

(anatomy) A pouch-like part of the alimentary tract of some birds (and some other animals), used to store food before digestion or for regurgitation.
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Chop

The land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbour, or channel.
East Chop; West Chop
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Crop

(architecture) The foliate part of a finial.
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Chop

An official stamp or seal, as in China and India.
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Crop

The head of a flower, especially when picked; an ear of corn; the top branches of a tree.
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Chop

A mark indicating nature, quality, or brand.
Silk of the first chop
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Crop

(mining) Tin ore prepared for smelting.
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Chop

A license or passport that has been sealed.
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Crop

(mining) An outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.
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Chop

A complete shipment.
A chop of tea
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Crop

An entire oxhide.
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Chop

(internet) An IRC channel operator.
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Crop

Marijuana.
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Chop

(transitive) To cut into pieces with short, vigorous cutting motions.
Chop wood; chop an onion
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Crop

(transitive) To remove the top end of something, especially a plant.
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Chop

(transitive) To sever with an axe or similar implement.
Chop off his head.
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Crop

(transitive) To mow, reap or gather.
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Chop

(transitive) to give a downward cutting blow or movement, typically with the side of the hand.
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Crop

(transitive) To cut (especially hair or an animal's tail or ears) short.
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Chop

To hit the ball downward so that it takes a high bounce.
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Crop

(transitive) To remove the outer parts of a photograph or other image, typically in order to frame the subject better.
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Chop

(poker) To divide the pot (or tournament prize) between two or more players. en
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Crop

(intransitive) To yield harvest.
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Chop

(intransitive) To make a quick, heavy stroke or a series of strokes, with or as with an ax.
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Crop

(transitive) To cause to bear a crop.
To crop a field
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Chop

(intransitive) To do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize.
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Crop

(transitive) To beat with a crop, or riding-whip.
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Chop

(intransitive) To interrupt; with in or out.
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Crop

The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.
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Chop

To remove the final character from (a text string).
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Crop

The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a plant or tree.
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Chop

(obsolete) To exchange, to barter; to swap.
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Crop

That which is cropped, cut, or gathered from a single felld, or of a single kind of grain or fruit, or in a single season; especially, the product of what is planted in the earth; fruit; harvest.
Lab'ring the soil, and reaping plenteous crop,Corn, wine, and oil.
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Chop

To chap or crack.
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Crop

Grain or other product of the field while standing.
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Chop

(nautical) To vary or shift suddenly.
The wind chops about.
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Crop

Anything cut off or gathered.
Guiltless of steel, and from the razor free,It falls a plenteous crop reserved for thee.
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Chop

(obsolete) To twist words.
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Crop

Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so cutting; as, a convict's crop.
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Chop

To converse, discuss, or speak with another.
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Crop

A projecting ornament in carved stone. Specifically, a finial.
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Chop

To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; - often with up.
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Crop

Tin ore prepared for smelting.
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Chop

To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; - usually with off or down.
Chop off your hand, and it to the king.
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Crop

A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.
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Chop

To seize or devour greedily; - with up.
Upon the opening of his mouth he drops his breakfast, which the fox presently chopped up.
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Crop

To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.
I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one.
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Chop

To make a quick strike, or repeated strokes, with an ax or other sharp instrument.
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Crop

Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.
Death . . . .crops the growing boys.
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Chop

To do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize.
Out of greediness to get both, he chops at the shadow, and loses the substance.
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Crop

To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
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Chop

To interrupt; - with in or out.
This fellow interrupted the sermon, even suddenly chopping in.
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Crop

To cut off an unnecessary portion at the edges; - of photographs and other two-dimensional images; as, to crop her photograph up to the shoulders.
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Chop

To barter or truck.
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Crop

To yield harvest.
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Chop

To exchange; substitute one thing for another.
We go on chopping and changing our friends.
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Crop

The yield from plants in a single growing season
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Chop

To purchase by way of truck.
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Crop

A collection of people or things appearing together;
The annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas
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Chop

To vary or shift suddenly; as, the wind chops about.
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Crop

The output of something in a season;
The latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores
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Chop

To wrangle; to altercate; to bandy words.
Let not the counsel at the bar chop with the judge.
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Crop

The stock or handle of a whip
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Chop

A change; a vicissitude.
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Crop

A pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
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Chop

The act of chopping; a stroke.
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Crop

Cut short;
She wanted her hair cropped short
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Chop

A piece chopped off; a slice or small piece, especially of meat; as, a mutton chop.
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Crop

Prepare for crops;
Work the soil
Cultivate the land
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Chop

A crack or cleft. See Chap.
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Crop

Yield crops;
This land crops well
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Chop

A jaw of an animal; - commonly in the pl. See Chops.
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Crop

Let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
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Chop

A movable jaw or cheek, as of a wooden vise.
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Crop

Feed as in a meadow or pasture;
The herd was grazing
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Chop

The land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbor, or channel; as, East Chop or West Chop. See Chops.
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Crop

Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;
Dress the plants in the garden
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Chop

Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop.
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Chop

A permit or clearance.
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Chop

A small cut of meat including part of a rib
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Chop

A tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
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Chop

A grounder that bounces high in the air
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Chop

Cut into pieces;
Chop wood
Chop meat
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Chop

Move suddenly
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Chop

Strike sharply, as in some sports
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Chop

Cut with a hacking tool
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Chop

Hit sharply
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