What does lamb mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lamb(noun)

    young sheep

  2. Lamb, Charles Lamb, Elia(noun)

    English essayist (1775-1834)

  3. lamb(noun)

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

  4. lamb, dear(noun)

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

  5. lamb(verb)

    the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food

  6. lamb(verb)

    give birth to a lamb

    "the ewe lambed"

Wiktionary

  1. lamb(Noun)

    A young sheep, of up to one year of age.

  2. lamb(Noun)

    The flesh of a lamb used as food.

  3. lamb(Noun)

    A person who is meek, docile and easily led.

  4. lamb(Verb)

    Of a sheep, to give birth.

  5. lamb(Verb)

    To assist (sheep) to give birth.

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

  6. Origin: lamb, from lambaz (compare Dutch lam, German Lamm, Swedish lamm), from h₁l̥h₁onbʰos (compare Scottish Gaelic lon ‘elk’, Ancient Greek ‘red deer’), enlargement of . More at elk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamb(noun)

    the young of the sheep

  2. Lamb(noun)

    any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb

  3. Lamb(noun)

    a simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized

  4. Lamb(verb)

    to bring forth a lamb or lambs, as sheep

  5. Origin: [AS. lamb; akin to D. & Dan. lam, G. & Sw. lamm, OS., Goth., & Icel. lamb.]

Freebase

  1. Lamb

    Lamb is an electronic music duo from Manchester, England, whose music is influenced by trip hop and drum and bass. The duo consists of producer Andy Barlow, who also produces under the pseudonym Hipoptimist, and singer-songwriter Lou Rhodes. They achieved commercial success with two hit singles "Górecki" and "Gabriel".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lamb

    lam, n. the young of a sheep: the flesh of the young sheep: one innocent and gentle as a lamb: the Saviour of the world.—v.i. to bring forth young, as sheep.—ns. Lamb′-ale, a feast at the time of lamb-shearing; Lamb′kin, Lamb′ling, Lamb′ie (Scot.), a little lamb.—adj. Lamb′-like, like a lamb: gentle.—ns. Lamb′skin, the skin of a lamb dressed with the wool on, for mats, &c.: the skin of a lamb dressed for gloves: a kind of woollen cloth resembling this; Lamb's′-lett′uce (same as Corn-salad); Lamb's′-wool, fine wool: a wholesome old English beverage composed of ale and the pulp of roasted apples, with sugar and spices.—The Lamb, Lamb of God, the Saviour, typified by the paschal lamb. [A.S. lamb; Ger. lamm, Dut. lam.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lamb' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4329

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lamb' in Nouns Frequency: #2204

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lamb in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lamb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. stephanie meyer:

    and so the lion fell in love with the lamb.

  2. Haleigh Chang:

    One owner of a processing plant told us they export dog skin as lamb skin.

  3. Only Iraqi Christians:

    We did receive two kilos of lamb from the U.N .in the summer of 2014, and since then?

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    What a magnificent accomplishment to be able to stay alive as an innocent lamb in the land of guilty wolves!

  5. Benjamin Franklin, 1759:

    Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!

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