Lamb definitions

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The definition of a lamb is a baby sheep, the meat of sheep, a gentle or sweet person, or someone who is easily fooled because of inexperience.

A newborn sheep is an example of a lamb.

The meat traditionally used to make shepherd's pie is an example of lamb.

An example of a person who is a lamb is someone who is very gentle with a new baby.

A person who is tricked into giving money to a stranger is an example of someone who is a lamb.

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A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear.
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One who can be duped or cheated especially in financial matters.
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A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
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The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.
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Lambskin.
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To give birth to a young sheep.
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A young sheep.
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The flesh of a young sheep, used as food.
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Lambskin.
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A gentle or innocent person, particularly a child.
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A loved person; dear.
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A person easily tricked or outwitted, as an inexperienced speculator.
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To give birth.
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(pen name Elia) 1775-1834; Eng. essayist & critic.
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1764-1847; Eng. writer: sister of Charles & coauthor with him of Tales from Shakespeare.
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A young sheep.
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The flesh of a lamb or sheep used as food.
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(figuratively) A person who is meek, docile and easily led.
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A simple, unsophisticated person.
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(finance, slang) One who ignorantly speculates on the stock exchange and is victimized.
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(intransitive) Of a sheep, to give birth.
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(intransitive) To assist (sheep) to give birth.

The shepherd was up all night, lambing her young ewes.

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Origin of lamb

Old English lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz (compare Dutch lam, German Lamm, Swedish lamm), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁l̥h₁onbʰos (compare Scottish Gaelic lon (“elk”), Ancient Greek έλαφος (élaphos, “red deer”)), enlargement of *h₁elh₁én. More at elk.