chopsticks

chop"sticks`

(chp"stks`), n. chopstick (chp"stk`), 1. a pair of slender sticks made of wood, ivory, plastic, etc., used chiefly by the Chinese and Japanese to lift food into the mouth while dining; -- also commonly used around the world by persons of Oriental heritage or in restaurants serving oriental food.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

{

Chop su"ey

or

Chop soo"y

} (?). [Chin. (Cantonese) shap sui odds and ends, fr. shap for sap to enter the mouth + sui small bits pounded fine.] A mlange served in Chinese restaurants to be eaten with rice, noodles, etc. It consists typically of bean sprouts, onions, mushrooms, etc., and sliced meats, fried and flavored with sesame oil. [U. S.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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