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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Chopine \Cho*pine"\, n. [Cf. OF. chapin, escapin, Sp. chapin,
A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases
raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more. [Variously
spelt chioppine, chopin, etc.]
Your ladyship is nearer to heaven than when I saw you
last, by the altitude of a chopine. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole [syn: chopine,
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