Usage examples for Chopping

  1. It was dull, hard work leaning over on my knees all day, chopping out those tough oak and hickory stumps, deep down below the crowns of the big roots. – The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
  2. The frames of two great galleys had already been set up, and they were now engaged in chopping out planks for their sides. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  3. Doesn't it tire you to be chopping away all alone there at that old tree? – The Magic Soap Bubble by David Cory