Definition of collop in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒləp/


dialect & North American
A slice of meat: three collops of bacon
More example sentences
  • The bear cleaned the collops of meat off the floor, stood on her hind legs, and danced with spirit, roaring.
  • So unless you're minded to cut 'em into collops and be done with it, you'd best make allowances for their prejudices when you're after asking them to swear that first oath.
  • This gave the following explanation of ‘fricandoes’: ‘a sort of Scotch collops, made of thin slices of Veal well larded and farced, which are afterwards to be dressed in a Stewpan, close covered, over a gentle Fire.’


Late Middle English: of Scandinavian origin and related to Swedish kalops 'meat stew'.

Words that rhyme with collop

dollop, gollop, lollop, scallop, scollop, trollop, Trollope, wallop

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