Definition of Chopine

1. Noun. A woman's shoe with a very high thick sole.

Exact synonyms: Platform
Generic synonyms: Shoe



Definition of Chopine

1. n. A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more.

Definition of Chopine

1. Noun. A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 0.250 liters of fluid, 1/3 the volume of a standard bottle ¹

2. Noun. A type of women's platform shoe that was popular in the 15th and 16th centuries ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chopine

1. a type of shoe [n -S] - See also: shoe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chopine

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chop steak
chop suey
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chopart fracture-dislocation
chopboat
chopboats
chopchurch
chopchurches
chope
chopfallen
chophouse
chophouses
chopine (current term)
chopines
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chopped-liver
chopped liver
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choppered
choppering

Literary usage of Chopine

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1. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1852)
"Tho Turkish ladies of the sixteenth century, and very probably much earlier, wore a very high shoe known in Europe by the ваше of a " chopine. ..."

2. Etymologicon Magnum, Or Universal Etymological Dictionary, on a New Plan by Walter Whiter (1800)
"By -'r lady, your ladyship is nearer to " heaven, than when I saw you last, by the altitude of a chopine. " Pray God, your voice, like a piece of ..."

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