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lambs, plural;
  1. (of a ewe) Give birth to lambs

  2. Tend (ewes) at lambing time

  1. A young sheep

  2. The flesh of such young sheep as food

  3. Used as the epitome of meekness, gentleness, or innocence
    • - to her amazement, he accepted her decision like a lamb
  4. Used to describe or address someone regarded with affection or pity, esp. a young child
    • - the poor lamb is very upset

  1. young sheep
  2. give birth to a lamb; "the ewe lambed"
  3. English essayist (1775-1834)
  4. a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)
  5. a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
  6. the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
  7. Aylmer Bourke Lambert (February 2, 1761 – January 10, 1842) was a British botanist, one of the first fellows of the Linnean Society.
  8. LaMB is an animated film produced by Animax, which is a Japanese satellite television network and subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment, based in Tokyo, Japan. The network focuses primarily on broadcasting anime programming. ...
  9. Lamb is the title of Lamb's first album, released in 1996.
  10. Lamb is an electronic music duo from Manchester, England, whose music is influenced by trip hop and drum and bass. The duo consists of producer Andy Barlow, who also produces under the pseudonym Hipoptimist, and singer-songwriter Lou Rhodes. ...
  11. Lamb is a lunar crater that lies beyond the southeastern limb on the Moon's far side. It is located in an irregular lunar mare region named Mare Australe, just to the east of the crater Jenner.
  12. Lamb is a 1985 English drama film, directed by Colin Gregg and starring Liam Neeson, Hugh O'Conor and Ian Bannen. The film is based on the novel by Bernard MacLaverty, who also wrote the screenplay.
  13. A young sheep, of up to one year of age; The flesh of a lamb used as food; A person who is meek, docile and easily led; Of a sheep, to give birth; To assist (sheep) to give birth
  14. (Lambing) the process of giving birth in sheep. Also the work of tending lambing ewes (shepherds are said to lamb their flocks).
  15. (lambing) The season in spring when lambs are born.
  16. (Lambs (Wool)) This is the highest quality of sheep’s wool on the market. Lambswool is taken from sheep at their first shearing (around 7 months old). It’s know for its soft silkiness and warmth, lambswool fibers are used in the production of garments worn close to the skin.
  17. (Lambs) male or female sheep under 12 months old.
  18. “Lambs” refers to that part of the public that knows so little about stocks speculating that they lose all their money sooner or later. The bulls and bears get them going and coming. I personally recommend you take some time to understand the meaning of this term. ...
  19. The Paschal Lamb was both a commemoration of the deliverance from the bondage in Egypt, and a prophetic figure of the Son of God sacrificed to free His people from their slavery to sin and death. See EWE. (sup.).
  20. (animal science) A young sheep, less than one year old.
  21. A term that refers to both young sheep and the meat obtained from sheep that are generally slaughtered within 12-14 months of birth.
  22. (in  Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr. (American physicist))
  23. A sheep under 1 year old. "Baby lamb" in slaughtered at between 6 - 8 weeks of age, "spring lamb" at 3 - 5 months, "regular lamb" at under one year. Lamb over 1 year old is "mutton" and is less tender and has a stronger flavor than lamb.
  24. A ram, sheep or ewe, under the age of one year. 4 Car. & P. 216; S. C. 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 351.
  25. Usually marks the grave of a child, especially in a Catholic cemetery. The lamb always stands for innocence. Christians go a little further and associate it with the Lamb of God, meaning Jesus. Children have had little time to accumulate a roster of sins. ...