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Definition of "mutton-chop" [mutton-chop]

  • A rib-piece of mutton for broiling or frying, having the bone cut, or chopped off at the small end. The name is also extended to other small pieces cut for broiling. (noun)
  • Having a form narrow and prolonged at one end and rounded at the other, like that of a mutton-chop.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "mutton-chop" in a sentence
  • "EJ Morten6 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Greater Manchester M20 6WA, 0161-445 7629So delightfully old-fashioned is Eric Morten's bookshop that you might feel almost awkward to be browsing it without a weskit and mutton-chop whiskers."
  • "At 65, Stoke-on-Trent's most famous mutton-chop wearer is back with a new album."
  • "Swiveling on a stool with a stein of Hansa Draft in his fist, a stout fellow in safari shorts and with gray mutton-chop whiskers was chatting emphatically in German with the young bartender."