return to our muttons
to get back to the business at hand.

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  • return to our muttons — (informal) Return to the subject of discussion (a playful translation of the judge s ‘Revenons à nos moutons in the old French farce of Maître Pathelin, in which the witnesses wander from the matter in dispute, some sheep) • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • To return to one's muttons — Mutton Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Histoire De La Langue Anglaise — L’anglais est une langue germanique occidentale dont les origines proviennent des dialectes anglo frisons qui ont été apportés sur l’île de Bretagne par les tribus germaniques venues s’y installer, et fortement influencée ensuite, surtout au plan …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Histoire de l'anglais — Histoire de la langue anglaise L’anglais est une langue germanique occidentale dont les origines proviennent des dialectes anglo frisons qui ont été apportés sur l’île de Bretagne par les tribus germaniques venues s’y installer, et fortement… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Histoire de la langue anglaise — L’anglais est une langue germanique occidentale, dont les origines proviennent des dialectes anglo frisons apportés sur l’île de Bretagne par les tribus germaniques venues s’y installer. Ensuite la langue a été influencée, surtout au plan lexical …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mutton — Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H. Sidney …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mutton bird — Mutton Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mutton chop — Mutton Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mutton fish — Mutton Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mutton fist — Mutton Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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