mutton chop


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mutton chop

n
(Cookery) a piece of mutton from the loin
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Noun1.mutton chop - chop cut from a mature sheepmutton chop - chop cut from a mature sheep  
chop - a small cut of meat including part of a rib
2.mutton chop - facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)mutton chop - facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)
facial hair - hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)
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On this in water stood a bouquet of flowers tightly packed together in a paper frill like the bone of a mutton chop, and carefully spaced round it were books in leather bindings.
Nicholas suggested cold meat, but there was no cold meat--poached eggs, but there were no eggs--mutton chops, but there wasn't a mutton chop within three miles, though there had been more last week than they knew what to do with, and would be an extraordinary supply the day after tomorrow.
Uncle rushed out and bought a pair of dogskin gloves, some ugly, thick shoes, and an umbrella, and got shaved `a la mutton chop, the first thing.
I could not conjure up one melancholy fancy upon a mutton chop and a glass of champagne.
An elephant will eat a bun, but not a mutton chop; a duck will go into the water, but a hen will not.
The jury then retired to their private room to talk the matter over, and the judge retired to HIS private room, to refresh himself with a mutton chop and a glass of sherry.
On investigation, she found she had eaten a mutton chop for breakfast.
In fact, although it was such a small shop it sold nearly everything --except a few things that you want in a hurry--like bootlaces, hair-pins and mutton chops.
Hot mutton chops, fried chicken, omelettes, fried potatoes and coffee-- all excellent.
Two mutton chops, three potatoes, some split peas, a little flour, two ounces of butter, a pinch of salt, and all this black pepper.
Mr Swiveller, who was perfectly ravenous, and had had, all night, amazingly distinct and consistent dreams of mutton chops, double stout, and similar delicacies, felt even the weak tea and dry toast such irresistible temptations, that he consented to eat and drink on one condition.
The present case was one in point, and when I said that I could only write in a room facing north, on mutton chops and milk, with a cold ham in the wardrobe in case of nocturnal inspiration, to which I was liable, my literary character was established beyond dispute.