Chop-house



[chop-hous] /ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊs/

noun, plural chophouses
[chop-hou-ziz] /ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a restaurant specializing in , steaks, and the like.
/ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
a restaurant specializing in steaks, grills, chops, etc
/ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
(formerly) a customs house in China
n.

1680s, “a mean house of entertainment, where provision ready dressed is sold” [Johnson], from chop (n.) in the “meat” sense + house (n.).

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