Complete Definition of "chopine"

English

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Noun
en-noun

  1. A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 0.250 liters of fluid, 1/3 the volume of a standard bottle.
  2. obsolete A type of women's platform shoe that was popular in the 15th century|15th and 16th century|16th centuries.
Quotations
1602 : s:Hamlet|Hamlet by w:William Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, act 2 scene 2 lines 364-365
1922 : s:Ulysses (Joyce)|Ulysses by w:James Joyce|James Joyce, chapter 9

Category:Footwear


French

Noun
chopine

  1. A type of women's clog or overshoe with a thick or raised sole like a platform shoe, typically made of wood, and popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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