1. A sheep. [Obs.]
Not so much 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 fat of roasted mutton or beef. --Swift.
3. A loose woman; a prostitute. [Obs.]
Mutton bird Zool., the Australian short-tailed petrel (Nectris brevicaudus).
Mutton chop, a rib of mutton for broiling, with the end of the bone at the smaller part chopped off.
Mutton fish Zool., the American eelpout. See Eelpout.
Mutton fist, a big brawny fist or hand. [Colloq.] --Dryden.
Mutton monger, a pimp. [Low & Obs.] --Chapman.
To return to one's muttons.
I willingly return to my muttons. --H. R. Haweis.
n 1: meat from a mature domestic sheep [syn: mouton]
2: the square of a body of any size of type [syn: em, mut]