leg-of-mutton

adjective leg-of-mut·ton \ ˌle-gə(v)-ˈmə-tᵊn 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

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