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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chop Logic (To).
 
To bandy words; to altercate. Lord Bacon says, “Let not the council chop with the judge.” (See CHOP AND CHANGE.)   1
       
“How now, how now, chop logic! What is this?
‘Proud,’ and ‘I thank you,’ and ‘I thank you not,’
And yet ‘not proud.’”
       
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, iii. 5.
 


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