A chip off the old block


Also found in: Idioms.
a child who resembles either of his parents.

See also: Chip

References in classic literature ?
Truly, his one son was a chip off the old block, and Peter Winn had no meek notions concerning the intrinsic value of said old block.
And when the Somerset opener raised his bat again at the Basin Reserve, his father celebrated with a bag of chips from the catering stall under the scoreboard - a chip off the old block in every sense.
After his maiden speech in 1781 which politician was described as "not merely a chip off the old block but the old block itself"?