mutton chop whisker

muttonchops

[muht-n-chops]
plural noun
side whiskers that are narrow at the temples and broad and trimmed short at the jawline, the chin being shaved both in front and beneath.
Also called muttonchop whiskers.


Origin:
1860–65; mutton1 + chop1 + -s3; so called from their shape

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muttonchops (ˈmʌtənˌtʃɒps)
 
pl n
side whiskers trimmed in the shape of chops, widening out from the temples

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