choplogical

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choplogical (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Characterized by equivocation or by overly complex or specious argumentation; improperly reasoned.
    • 1659, Richard Brome, The Queen and Concubine, act 4. sc. 5,
      How! you choplogical rascal, peasants!
    • 1961, Ethel Seaton, Sir Richard Ross, c. 1410-1482: Lancastrian Poet, R. Hart-Davis, p. 496,
      This is not Roos's usual style, but surely a skit of Maud's manner of choplogical circular argumentation, which irresistibly recalls the verses read as 'evidence' before the King of Hearts.

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