- a restaurant specializing in chop, steaks, and the like.
Origin of chophouse
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Examples from the Web for chop-house
For more than twenty years he dined daily at Dolly's Chop-house.A Book about Doctors
John Cordy Jeaffreson
Close by used to be the tavern called "Dolly's Chop-House," removed in 1883.Highways and Byways in London
Mrs. E. T. Cook.
That night we dined at a chop-house in the Strand with two friends.
The three sailors took the three Chums over to the chop-house, where they were given a hearty welcome by the sailor's uncle.
When they were all safely on the ground they made for the back yard of the chop-house as fast as their legs would carry them.
- a restaurant specializing in steaks, grills, chops, etc
- (formerly) a customs house in China
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Word Origin and History for chop-house
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