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laced mutton:

1. Obsolete, C16-18 th British term for a prostitute . According to James T. Henke in Courtesans and Cuckolds. A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy (1979): lac'd mutton referred either to ' a garnished piece-of-mutton ' or ' a flashily dressed prostitute '. See prostitute for synonyms.

QUOTE: Thomas Middleton. Blurt Master Constable (1602): ' Cupid hath got me a stomacke, and I long-for lac'd mutton .'

2. Dated British expression referring to an older woman who dresses (much) younger than her years.

See Also: a bit of mutton, hot mutton, laced mutton, mutton, mutton dressed as lamb, mutton gun, mutton musket, muttoner

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