leg-of-mutton

adjective
leg-of-mut·​ton | \ ˌle-gə(v)-ˈmə-tᵊn How to pronounce leg-of-mutton (audio) also ˌlāg- \
variants: or leg-o'-mutton

Definition of leg-of-mutton

: having the approximately triangular shape or outline of a leg of mutton a leg-of-mutton sleeve a leg-of-mutton sail

First Known Use of leg-of-mutton

1796, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of leg-of-mutton was in 1796

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“Leg-of-mutton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leg-of-mutton. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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