Definitions for sheep
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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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
plural likewise sheep.
Etymology: sceap , Saxon; of which the plural was seep ; schaep, Dutch.
Fire the brambles, snare the birds, and steep
In wholesome water-falls the fleecy sheep. Dryden.
Of substances there are two sorts of ideas; one of single substances, as they exist separately, as a man or sheep. John Locke.
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
Etymology: [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.
A type of animal.
The farmer put his sheep out to graze on the mountains, they were all chipped so he knew accurately which ones were his and were they were when he needed them.Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2016
The sheep symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the sheep symbol and its characteristic.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
The numerical value of sheep in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of sheep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
I am more afriad of an army of 100 sheep lead by a lion than an army of 100 lions lead by a sheep.
All kings will be reincarnated as lions and employees as flocks of sheep.
In Christianity, the sheep tends to follow their shepherd. They will trust the wisdom and trust the decision of their pastor, so when my pastor thinks highly of him to endorse him, there must be something there.
A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.
i’ve been reading poems by notable poets about cows * sheep * pigeons * fish * deer & the like & honestly it makes me ill. i write about what i know: big cities, street gangs, the homeless, food stamps, death & suicide & i wonder who reads this boring crap, who gets inspired? I want it hard edged, baby, poems on razorblades cutting through skin, tendons, even bones, poems that make the blood flow & run deep in real rivers of life.
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