chophouse

[chop-hous]

noun, plural chop·hous·es [chop-hou-ziz] /ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a restaurant specializing in chop, steaks, and the like.

Origin of chophouse

First recorded in 1680–90; chop1 + house
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Examples from the Web for chophouse

Historical Examples of chophouse

  • That is the chophouse that might be put in the cellar of that glorious old round-towered building at 59 Ann Street.

    Plum Pudding

    Christopher Morley

  • Our first muchacho, Valentine, surprised us by existing on the ten-cent dinners of the Chinese chophouse on the corner.


British Dictionary definitions for chophouse

chophouse

1

noun

a restaurant specializing in steaks, grills, chops, etc

chophouse

2

noun

(formerly) a customs house in China
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