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Meaning of COLLOP

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col"lop\, n. [Of uncertain origin; cf. OF. colp blow,
stroke, piece, F. coup, fr. L. colophus buffet, cuff, Gr. ?]
[Written also {colp}.]
1. A small slice of meat; a piece of flesh.

         God knows thou art a collop of my flesh. --Shak.

         Sweetbread and collops were with skewers pricked.
                                               --Dryden.

2. A part or piece of anything; a portion.

         Cut two good collops out of the crown land.
                                               --Fuller.

 
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