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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mut·ton /ˈmʌtṇ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mut·ton n.
 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. [A translation of a phrase from a farce by De Brueys, revenons à nos moutons let us return to our sheep.] To return to one's topic, subject of discussion, etc. [Humorous]
    I willingly return to my muttons.   --H. R. Haweis.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: meat from a mature domestic sheep [syn: mouton]
      2: the square of a body of any size of type [syn: em, mut]