Definitions for sheepʃip
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woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision
"his students followed him like sheep"
A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis.
A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of both hemispheres, but most numerous in Asia
a weak, bashful, silly fellow
fig.: The people of God, as being under the government and protection of Christ, the great Shepherd
Origin: [OE. shep, scheep, AS. scp, scep; akin to OFries. skp, LG. & D. schaap, G. schaf, OHG. scf, Skr. chga. 295. Cf. Sheepherd.]
"Sheep" is a song by English band Pink Floyd, released on the album Animals in 1977. In 1974, it was originally titled "Raving and Drooling".
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
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Rank popularity for the word 'sheep' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3501
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sheep' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1854
Rank popularity for the word 'sheep' in Nouns Frequency: #1378
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