chopsticks

chopsticks
chopsticks chop"sticks` (ch[o^]p"st[i^]ks`), n. {chopstick} (ch[o^]p"st[i^]k`), 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]

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  • Chopsticks — (o The Celebrated Chop Waltz ) es un muy conocido vals para piano. Fue escrito en 1877 por la compositora británica Euphemia Allen bajo el pseudónimo de Arthur de Lulli.[1] El nombre de la composición sugiere que la pieza debe tocarse al compás… …   Wikipedia Español

  • chopsticks — [chäp′stiks΄] pl.n. [PidE for Chin k wai tsze, the quick ones (see CHOP CHOP)] 1. a pair of small sticks of wood or ivory, held together in one hand and used in some Asian countries as utensils, as to lift food to the mouth 2. [occas.C ] a short …   English World dictionary

  • chopsticks — /chop stiks /, n. (used with a sing. v.) a harmonically and melodically simple waltz for piano played typically with the forefinger of each hand and sometimes having an accompanying part for a second player. [1890 95; perh. after CHOPSTICK from… …   Universalium

  • Chopsticks — Hashi redirects here. For the logic puzzle, see Hashiwokakero. For other uses, see Chopsticks (disambiguation). Chopsticks Chopsticks made of Japanese Yew wood, resting on a chopstick rest …   Wikipedia

  • chopsticks — n. to use chopsticks * * * [ tʃɒpstɪks] to use chopsticks …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Chopsticks (hand game) — Chopsticks (also called Swords, Sticks, Split, Cherries, Koo Koo Katchoo, and Bananas) hand game for two players. It is commonly played in India, Canada, Ireland and the United States. This game was invented by Bayan Ashoori, an ancient Persian… …   Wikipedia

  • Chopsticks (disambiguation) — Chopsticks are eating utensils mainly employed in Asia. Chopsticks may also refer to: Chopsticks (music), a simple piano piece Chopsticks (hand game), a finger game Hashiwokakero, a logic puzzle sometimes mistranslated as chopsticks The Civilian… …   Wikipedia

  • Chopsticks (music) — Chopsticks (original name The Celebrated Chop Waltz ) is a simple, extremely well known waltz for the piano. It was written in 1877 by the British composer Euphemia Allen under the pseudonym Arthur de Lulli.[1] Allen, who was the sister of a… …   Wikipedia

  • chopsticks — noun This word most often occurs in the plural …   Wiktionary

  • Chopsticks — noun A simple waltz, written in 1877 by , that serves as a two finger exercise for beginner piano players …   Wiktionary

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