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 Chip or Chips.Chi’ron [Ki’ron]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chip of the Old Block (A).
 
A son or child of the same stuff as his father. The chip is the same wood as the block. Burke applied the words to W. Pitt   1
 


 Chip or Chips.Chi’ron [Ki’ron]. 

 
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