Mutton-chop

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mutton-chop a rib of mutton chopped at the small end for broiling or frying
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. moton (Fr. mouton), a sheep—Low L. multo, acc. to Diez, from L. mutilus, mutilated.

Usage

In literature:

Ye may bring me a mutton chop, wi' the lave.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
And order me an English mutton chop and some macaroni.
"Kenny" by Leona Dalrymple
If he ain't a-eatin' an' drinkin' an' me cookin' him at this moment the loveliest mutton chop you ever see!
"The Definite Object" by Jeffery Farnol
A little fellow, with mutton-chop side whiskers.
"Fifth Avenue" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
There were in the house three mutton chops to meet that expectation.
"All on the Irish Shore" by E. Somerville and Martin Ross
And I must have a pound of beefsteak or mutton-chops for dinner.
"The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)" by Marion Harland
Mutton and lamb chops may be used for frying purposes.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
MUTTON CHOPS, OR STEAKS.
"A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes" by Charles Elmé Francatelli
I want a mutton chop, Jenny.
"Yr Ynys Unyg" by Julia de Winton
He is a good-looking young man, with mutton- chop whiskers and black hair, on which his hat is set jauntily.
"Pickwickian Studies" by Percy Fitzgerald
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In poetry:

And sympathetic gaolers would remark, "It's very true,
He ain't been brought up common, like the likes of me and you."
So they took him into hospital, and gave him mutton chops,
And chocolate, and arrowroot, and buns, and malt and hops.
"Mister William" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

"True Grit " Trailer Looks Great, Matt Damon's Mutton-Chops Less So.
Hugh Jackman's Wolverine mutton chops may make him look tough, but he revealed his tender side during a "60 Minutes" profile aired Sunday night to promote "Les Misérables.
Hugh Jackman 's Wolverine mutton chops may make him look tough, but he revealed his tender side during a "60 Minutes" profile aired Sunday night to promote "Les Misérables.
Jeremy Bydlon, a Jefferson High School teacher and robotics advisor, shaved his beard into "mutton chops" for a robotics team fundraising event last Friday at the school.
Sporting a pith helmet, linen suit and big white mutton chop sideburns, Oliver E Comstock pedaled his bicycle along Tucson's dusty roads with a soup kettle hanging from the handlebars.
Among the many officers who fought in the US Civil War , who wore their beard, mustache, mutton chops or sideburns the best.
Among the many officers who fought in the US Civil War, who wore their beard, mustache, mutton chops or sideburns the best.
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