Definition of Muttony

1. a. Like mutton; having a flavor of mutton.



Definition of Muttony

1. Adjective. Like mutton; having a flavour of mutton. ¹

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Definition of Muttony

1. mutton [adj] - See also: mutton

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muttony

mutton dressed as lamb
mutton flaps
mutton quad
mutton quads
mutton snapper
mutton tallow
muttonbirding
muttonchops
muttonfish
muttonfishes
muttonhead
muttonheaded
muttonheads
muttons
muttony (current term)
mutts
mutual
mutual admiration society
mutual affection
mutual aid
mutual exclusiveness
mutual fund
mutual funds
mutual inductance
mutual induction
mutual information

Literary usage of Muttony

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

1. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"This, however, a far from being regular ; for if we were to form compounds of Cotton, Button, or Mutton, as Cottony, Button}, muttony, &c. we should as ..."

2. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1912)
"Earlier in these pages I have in this 1911 edition given some space to the thought that the "muttony" Merinos are splendidly adapted to stocking eastern ..."

3. Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates by Anne Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1879)
"muttony was away toward Ana on a ... muttony was to cross .the Euphrates somewhere near Rowa, and was to attack the Mehe'd, ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by RUDYARD. KIPLING (1899)
"... they come to the turn into the straight. About thirty a man begins to get sick of living alone CURTISS. And of the eternal muttony-chop in the morning. ..."

5. Pacific Reporter by West Publishing Company (1886)
"muttony, for appellant. AW Thompson, for respondent. Boss, J. The plaintiff loaned the defendant a certain sum of money, in consideration ..."

6. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"This, however, a far from being regular ; for if we were to form compounds of Cotton, Button, or Mutton, as Cottony, Button}, muttony, &c. we should as ..."

7. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1912)
"Earlier in these pages I have in this 1911 edition given some space to the thought that the "muttony" Merinos are splendidly adapted to stocking eastern ..."

8. Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates by Anne Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1879)
"muttony was away toward Ana on a ... muttony was to cross .the Euphrates somewhere near Rowa, and was to attack the Mehe'd, ..."

9. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by RUDYARD. KIPLING (1899)
"... they come to the turn into the straight. About thirty a man begins to get sick of living alone CURTISS. And of the eternal muttony-chop in the morning. ..."

10. Pacific Reporter by West Publishing Company (1886)
"muttony, for appellant. AW Thompson, for respondent. Boss, J. The plaintiff loaned the defendant a certain sum of money, in consideration ..."

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