[ muht-n-chops ]
/ ˈmʌt nˌtʃɒps /
side whiskers that are narrow at the temples and broad and trimmed short at the jawline, the chin being shaved both in front and beneath.
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Also called muttonchop whiskers.
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British Dictionary definitions for mutton chop (1 of 2)
a piece of mutton from the loin
British Dictionary definitions for mutton chop (2 of 2)
/ (ˈmʌtənˌtʃɒps) /
side whiskers trimmed in the shape of chops, widening out from the temples
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