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chop mark

chop mark
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chop mahrk]
    • /tʃɒp mɑrk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chop mahrk]
    • /tʃɒp mɑrk/

Definition of chop mark words

  • noun chop mark a notch or other mark made in a coin to indicate verification of its authenticity, especially by a banker or merchant in the Far East during the 18th or 19th centuries. 1

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Origin of chop mark

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Chop mark

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chop mark popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chop mark usage trend in Literature

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