Cho*pine" (?), n. [Cf. OF. chapin, escapin, Sp. chapin, Pg. chapim.]
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
Your ladyship is nearer to heaven than when I saw you last, by the altitude of a chopine.
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