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leg-of-mutton

[leg-uh-muht-n, -uh v-] /ˈlɛg əˈmʌt n, -əv-/
adjective
1.
having the triangular shape of a leg of mutton:
leg-of-mutton sail; a dress with leg-of-mutton sleeves.
Also, leg-o'-mutton.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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leg-of-mutton

noun
1.
(modifier) (of a sail, sleeve, etc) tapering sharply or having a triangular profile
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