Then I removed the sprit, tightly hauling down the peak of the sail, and we raced along under what sailors call a leg-of-mutton
Think pretty Poet's sleeves, billowing bishop's sleeves and gigot sleeves (also called the leg-of-mutton
That commanding pinstripe was seen on chiffon leg-of-mutton
sleeves on slim fitting, buttoned-up dresses trailing untied pussy bows, or in wool in a feminine take on the three piece suit.
The painting displays a subtle richness of color in the iridescent salmon-hued leg-of-mutton
sleeve of the mother's dress and the delicate fabric clothing of the auburn-haired baby.
Designer Icarius makes bold statement with golden yellow and white jacket with leg-of-mutton
sleeves and one oversized lapel, worn over yellow blouse and matching bikini shorts.
LET ME START OUT BY NAILING MY colours to the mast: I'm a lapstrake dory man; leg-of-mutton
sail, centreboard and protected waters, Whenever the swell gets above about a half-metre, I'm in the club reading CS Forester or Patrick O'Brian.
Notice there's no mention of traditional trappings such as a fingertip veil, leg-of-mutton
sleeve or Princess Diana-style train.
His is an Anglicized, leg-of-mutton
realism, not unlike that of Stanley Spencer: the nude is reduced to edible (if still Oedipal) plain food.
About 1815 fashion began moving back to the era of stiff corsets, leg-of-mutton
sleeves, and full skirts that developed into the hoop skirt.