poor-man-of-mutton love

poor-man-of-mutton

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Cold mutton broiled; especially, the remains of a shoulder of mutton broiled.

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Examples

  • “We do these things,” he said, “because others do them; but I was bred a plain man at my father’s frugal table, and I should like well would my wife and family permit me to return to my sowens and my poor-man-of-mutton.”

    The Bride of Lammermoor

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