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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
lamb (noun)
1.
a) a young sheep , especially one that is less than one year old or without permanent teeth
b) the young of various animals (as the smaller antelopes) other than sheep
2.
a) a gentle or weak person
b) - dear pet
c) a person easily cheated or deceived especially in trading securities
3.
a) the flesh of a lamb used as food
b) - lambskin
lamb (verb)
intransitive verb
transitive verb
to bring forth a lamb
1.
to bring forth (a lamb)
2.
to tend (ewes) at time - lambing
Lamb (biographical name)
Charles 1775–1834 pseud. Eng. essayist & critic - Elia ˈe-lē-ə, commonly ˈē-
Lamb (biographical name)
William 1779–1848 2d Viscount Eng. statesman - Melbourne
Lamb (biographical name)
Willis Eugene 1913–2008 Am. physicist
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
lamb (noun)
an innocent or gentle person
SYNONYMS:
angel, dove, innocent, sheep
RELATED WORDS:
babe, colt, cub, fledgling, greenhorn, ingenue ( ingénue), naïf ( naif), newbie, tenderfoot, virgin; cherub, saint; mollycoddle, sissy, softy ( softie), weakling, wimp; dupe, pigeon, sap, sucker
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bully, roughneck, rowdy, tough; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, joker, louse, lout, slob; shark, skunk, snake, stinker; devil, knave, miscreant, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scalawag ( scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain
wolf
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