Origin of mutton1
OTHER WORDS FROM muttonmut·ton·y, adjective
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I am willing to bet that you have not eaten mutton in the last six months, probably the last six years.The Future of Meat (Ep. 367 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 29, 2019|Freakonomics
Cue heartbroken Galavant engorging himself on booze and mutton back home.‘Galavant’: A Drunken, Horny Musical Fairy Tale|Melissa Leon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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.What 'Bath Salts' Will—and Won’t—Make You Do|Kent Sepkowitz|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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