Laced mutton, according to glossarists and commentators a cant term for a prostitute; but probably only == woman's flesh, a petticoat, a smock: “she, a l., gave me, a lost mutton, nothing for my labour,” Gent. I, 1, 102.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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