Definition of Muttons

1. mutton [n] - See also: mutton

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muttons

mutton chop
mutton dressed as lamb
mutton flaps
mutton quad
mutton quads
mutton snapper
mutton tallow
muttons (current term)
mutual admiration society
mutual affection
mutual aid
mutual exclusiveness
mutual fund
mutual funds
mutual inductance
mutual induction
mutual information

Literary usage of Muttons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"The country folks, themselves advance, With crowdy-muttons out of France ; And Jack shall pipe and Gill shall dance, And all the town be merry. ..."

2. Two Years in Oregon by Nash, Wallis (1882)
"... extraordinary—Sheep-farming in Eastern Oregon —Merinos—The sheep-herder—muttons for company—A good offer refused—Exports of wool from Oregon—Price and ..."

3. Testamenta Vetusta: Being Illustrations from Wills, of Manners, Customs, &c by Nicholas Harris Nicolas (1826)
"... likewise a thousand sheep, three hundred muttons, forty-eight oxen, and fifteen bulls*. WILLIAM DE BEAUCHAMP. ..."

4. The Annals of Bristol in the Seventeenth Century by John Latimer (1900)
"Two muttons and a half " cost 38s.; three turkeys, lls.; six capons and hens, 9s. ; sixteen gallons of wine, 45s. ..."

5. The Battle Abbey Roll: With Some Account of the Norman Lineages by Battle Abbey (1889)
"... Beef: 600 muttons in his Larder; io Tuns of Cider; Armor, Plate, Jewels, and ready Money, better than ten thousand pound; 36 Sacks of Wooll, ..."

6. The Garrisons of Shropshire During the Civil War, 1642-1648 (1867)
"... besides some whole veals and muttons newly killed. The enemy " before the relief came, had taken the Church, being the strongest hold " about the town. ..."

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