3. A loose woman; a prostitute. Mutton bird, the American eelpout. See Eelpout. Mutton fist, a big brawny fist or hand. Mutton monger, a pimp . To return to one's muttons. [A translation of a phrase from a farce by De Brueys, revenons a nos moutons let us return to our sheep] To return to one's topic, subject of discussion, etc. I willingly return to my muttons. (H. R. Haweis)
Origin: OE. Motoun, OF. Moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. Mouton, LL. Multo, by transposition of l fr. L. Mutilus mutilated. See Mutilate.