lamb lamb  /ˈlæm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) young sheep
  2. (n) English essayist (1775-1834)
  3. (n) a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)
  4. (n) a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
  5. (n) the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
  6. (v) give birth to a lamb

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sheep raisers regard ewes as rather lazy beasts; most of them produce each year only one crop of lambs.
  2. But Dolly, as the world soon came to realize, was no ordinary lamb.
  3. We had one chance, one lamb, and previous experiments showed that the chances of having a healthy lamb were very small.

News

  1. Lamb of God, metal survivors, welcomed back to The NorVa | Sound Check

    More than a thousand metal fans gave Richmond rockers Lamb of God a sweaty salute Thursday night at The NorVa. It was the group's first local show since singer, Randy Blythe, emerged from a legal fight that threatened to kill his band.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  2. Lamb of God, metal survivors, welcomed back to Hampton Roads at The NorVa

    More than a thousand metal fans gave Richmond rockers Lamb of God a sweaty salute Thursday night at The NorVa . It was the group's first local show since singer, Randy Blythe, emerged from a legal fight that threatened to kill his band.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  3. Lamb, 'Tom'

    CLARKS - Thomas S. "Tom" Lamb, 91, of Clarks died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Tiffany Square in Grand Island. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peters Catholic Church in Clarks, with the Rev. Bill LaRhue officiating.Burial with military rites will be in the Calvary Cemetery at Clarks.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

Quotes

  1. "It's the first of March, which, as you know, is the month that we say comes in like a lion and out like a lamb," New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday. "It's pretty clear that the lions are getting ready to roar."
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: USA Today

  2. According to the UK's Daily Mail, Mr Balls told New Statesman magazine: "I always want the Labour candidate to win, but I recognise there's an issue in places like North Norfolk, where my family live, where Norman Lamb [the Lib Dem candidate and...
    on May 3, 2010 By: Ed Balls Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I have said repeatedly that this campaign is about bringing people together. And for me to be able to bring a Patriots fan to the Meadowlands the day after the Super Bowl is like bringing the lion and the lamb together," Obama said. "We can...
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

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