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Etymology of chop (shift quickly)

Posted by Johannes on 27 February 2011

Origin of the word chop (shift quickly)
The word chop (shift quickly) comes from the old English ceapian (to bargain) from the Latin caupo from the Greek cape (see etymology of cheap).
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