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karate-chop

[ kuh-rah-tee-chop ]
/ k蓹藞r蓱 ti藢t蕛蓲p /
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noun
a sharp blow used in karate, usually delivered by a slanting stroke with the side of the hand.
verb (used with object), ka路ra路te-chopped, ka路ra路te-chop路ping.
to strike with a karate-chop.
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Origin of karate-chop

First recorded in 1965鈥70

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