lamb


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Synonyms for lamb

a pure, uncorrupted person

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

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English essayist (1775-1834)

a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)

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a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food

give birth to a lamb

References in classic literature ?
Nothing will happen," he told himself as he went along with the lamb in his arms.
A boy, and a fox, and a crow, and two squirrels, and a new-born lamb, are coming to see me this morning.
Bring, then, two lambs, a white ram and a black ewe, for Earth and Sun, and we will bring a third for Jove.
Well, sir,' says he, 'I wish I had meant the lamb as you mean the money
No one indicates better than Charles Lamb, to whose memory Mr.
The dame in the temple of toys which we frequent thinks I want them for a little boy and calls him "the precious" and "the lamb," the while Porthos is standing gravely by my side.
We have it that when the millennium comes the lion and the lamb will lie down together--and outside each other, my dear, outside each other.
AN EAGLE, flying down from his perch on a lofty rock, seized upon a lamb and carried him aloft in his talons.
He saw it, and said with a merry kiss that half effaced it, "This is my ewe lamb, and I have set my mark on her, so no one can steal her away.
Do not tell me," said Susan fiercely, answering the anguish in Marilla's eyes, "that God could be so cruel as to take that darling lamb from us when we all love her so much.
As soon as the play was over, the Director went to the kitchen, where a fine big lamb was slowly turning on the spit.
Now you look as if you'd never seen Little Bethel in all your life, as I hope you never will again; and here's the baby; and little Jacob, you get atop of my back and catch hold of me tight round the neck, and whenever a Little Bethel parson calls you a precious lamb or says your brother's one, you tell him it's the truest things he's said for a twelvemonth, and that if he'd got a little more of the lamb himself, and less of the mint-sauce--not being quite so sharp and sour over it--I should like him all the better.
He had a cow with a calf too, and an old lame horse-twenty-five years of age--and chickens, and pigeons, and two lambs, and many other animals.
LET us hurry to the walls," said Abel-Phittim to Buzi-Ben-Levi and Simeon the Pharisee, on the tenth day of the month Thammuz, in the year of the world three thousand nine hundred and fortyone--let us hasten to the ramparts adjoining the gate of Benjamin, which is in the city of David, and overlooking the camp of the uncircumcised; for it is the last hour of the fourth watch, being sunrise; and the idolaters, in fulfilment of the promise of Pompey, should be awaiting us with the lambs for the sacrifices.
Yes, truly,' replied the peasant, 'I sank deep, deep down, until at last I got to the bottom; I pushed the bottom out of the barrel, and crept out, and there were pretty meadows on which a number of lambs were feeding, and from thence I brought this flock away with me.