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  • v. break off (a piece from a whole)


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  • Valerio was a chip off Patrizio's block all right.

    The Vatican Rip

  • Toward the end of the visit, the bonesetter opened his jar of dragon bones and used a narrow chisel to chip off a sliver tiny as a fingernail clipping.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter


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