- an old Scottish unit of liquid measure equivalent to about a quart.
- a container holding this amount.
Origin of chopin1
- Fré·dé·ric Fran·çois [fred-uh-rik fran-swah, fred-rik; French frey-dey-reek frahn-swa] /ˈfrɛd ə rɪk frænˈswɑ, ˈfrɛd rɪk; French freɪ deɪˈrik frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist, in France after 1831.
- Kate O'Flaherty,1851–1904, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
Examples from the Web for chopin
Contemporary Examples of chopin
Even in adulthood, sex barely comes between Chopin and his piano.The Best of Brit Lit
July 9, 2010
Historical Examples of chopin
"Chopin, my friend," said the lady who had attached herself to Harkless.The Gentleman From Indiana
I loved Chopin's reputation too much ever to write a line of music after his death.
They one and all hated Wagner, adoring Chopin's magic music.
At once Chopin ceased his moaning and weeping and came over to the instrument.
I ventured to remark that Chopin had no special talent for the sonata form.
- Frédéric (François) (frederik). 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist active in France, who wrote chiefly for the piano: noted for his harmonic imagination and his lyrical and melancholy qualities