Chops

Definitions:

To vary or turn; to shift suddenly, as the wind chops or chops about.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
The mouth of a beast. See Chaps.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (s. & pl.) (singular, plural)
The sides of the mouth of a river or of a channel; the chap or jaw.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (pl.) (plural)
The jaws.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n. pl.) (noun plural)

Usage examples:

Really, I think it has been a splendid paying thing to do; pork chops are high, you know, and I really feel I am off to the good about nine dollars and six bits worth of bacon and flour right now on this deal.
- Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
It contained two chops for Mr. Billing's dinner.
- General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
These two I hanged, One guilty and defiant, taking chops Four cups of coffee just an hour before We swung him off; the other trembling, pale, Protesting innocence, but guilty too- Both wore the same look in the middle watch.
- Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters