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MUTTON

1. A sheep. "Not so many ground as will feed a mutton." (Sir H. Sidney) "Muttons, beeves, and porkers are good old words for the living quadrupeds." (Hallam) 2. The flesh of a sheep. "The thick of roasted mutton or beef." (Swift) 3. A loose woman; a prostitute. Mutton bird, the American eelpout. See Eelpout. Mutton fist, a large brawny fist or arm. Mutton monger, a pimp . To return to one's muttons. [A translation of a phrase from a farce by De Brueys, revenons a nos moutons allow us return to our sheep] To return to one's topic, subject of discussion, etc. "I willingly return to my muttons." (H. R. Haweis) Origin: OE. Motoun, OF. Moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. Mouton, LL. Multo, by transposition of l fr. L. Mutilus mutilated. See Mutilate. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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