choppage

choppage

Regional UK slang for excisional surgery.
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In a typical case, in the Siberian Gazette of 1881, "choppage" by Russian authorities was so egregious that the editor replaced deleted text with blanks such that "small islands of print had been left in a miniature sea of white paper." The authorities hurriedly confiscated all copies, and telegraphed the publisher: "Blank spaces ...