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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Pidgin English
Origin: chop 'fast' (from Cantonese kap) + English stick

chopstick

noun
     
chopstick
Related topics: Utensils
chop‧stick [countable usually plural]
DFU one of the two thin sticks that you use to eat food in many countries in Asia

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