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 for mutton fish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. --Sir H.
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              Muttons, beeves, and porkers are good old words for
              the living quadrupeds.                --Hallam.
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     2. The flesh of a sheep.
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              The fat of roasted mutton or beef.    --Swift.
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     3. A loose woman; a prostitute. [Obs.]
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     Mutton bird (Zool.), the Australian short-tailed petrel
        ({Nectris brevicaudus).
     Mutton chop, a rib of mutton for broiling, with the end of
        the bone at the smaller part chopped off.
     Mutton fish (Zool.), the American eelpout. See Eelpout.
     Mutton fist, a big brawny fist or hand. [Colloq.] --Dryden.
     Mutton monger, a pimp. [Low & Obs.] --Chapman.
     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. [Humorous]
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              I willingly return to my muttons.     --H. R.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eelpout \Eel"pout`\, n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo["o]l.)
     (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus), remarkable for
         producing living young; -- called also greenbone,
         guffer, bard, and Maroona eel. Also, an American
         species ({Z. anguillaris), -- called also mutton fish,
         and, erroneously, congo eel, ling, and lamper eel.
         Both are edible, but of little value.
     (b) A fresh-water fish, the burbot.
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