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English definition of “muttonchops”

muttonchops

noun [plural]     /ˈmʌt.ən.tʃɒps/ US  /ˈmʌt̬.ən.tʃɑːps/ (also muttonchop whiskers)
long hair growing down each side of a man's face, fashionable especially in Europe and America in the 19th centuryHair
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