chop|log|ic «CHOP LOJ ihk», noun, adjective.
1. sophistical or contentious argument; hairsplitting: »

Its choplogic…ordains that a man who kills with a gun may be hanged while a man who kills with a knife may not (Punch).

2. Obsolete. a person who bandies logic: »

choplogics and prattlers (Thomas Newton).

= choplogical: (Cf.choplogical) »

a choplogic discussion.

[< chop3 + logic]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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