[ dee-zhon; French dee-zhawn ]
/ ˈdi ʒɒn; French diˈʒɔ̃ /
a medium-hot mustard, originally made in Dijon.
Where Does The Phrase “Cut The Mustard” Come From?As with many slang and idiomatic phrases, the origin of cut the mustard isn't so ... clear-cut. But, let's see if we can't crack this etymological jar open just a bit.
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