Origin of mutton1
OTHER WORDS FROM muttonmut·ton·y, adjective
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Origin of mutton2
How to use mutton in a sentence
I am willing to bet that you have not eaten mutton in the last six months, probably the last six years.
Cue heartbroken Galavant engorging himself on booze and mutton back home.
The co-owner of Metropolis Collectables, Vincent has Wolverine mutton chops, a Tony Stark goatee, and Lex Luthor swagger.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The speciality was mutton tagine, softly braised in the tagine pot with peas, vegetables, and spices.
Mutton Tagine in Zaita, Morocco This photo was taken at a tiny roadside town on the drive to Fez.
Generally, meat gets stringier, gamier, and less tasty as the animal ages: compare mutton (an old sheep) to lamb.
Do not gastronomists complain of heaviness in London after eating a couple of mutton-chops?Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
No doubt, having feasted on mutton so long, he had got a little sick of it, and thought he would make a dinner on beef.Mike Marble|Uncle Frank
They mostly raise a few sheep and goats; the sheep are a poor lot, the wool is of a very inferior class, and the mutton poor.
My wife and I to church this morning, and so home to dinner to a boiled leg of mutton all alone.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
M. Noel, in a dress-coat, very dark skinned and with mutton-chop whiskers, came forward to meet us.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet