- any of a wide variety of bovid ruminants, with horns in both sexes; esp., the domesticated sheep (Ovis aries), having heavy wool, edible flesh called mutton, and skin used in making leather, parchment, etc.
- leather made from the skin of the sheep, as for bookbinding
- a person who is meek, stupid, timid, submissive, etc.
Origin of sheepMiddle English schep from Old English sceap, scæp, akin to German schaf: known only in West Germanic
make sheep's eyes at