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A domestic sheep

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Old English scēap, from Germanic *skæpo-m. Cognate with Dutch schaap, German Schaf.

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Singular
sheep

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sheep

sheep (sheep)
  1. A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis. Male: ram (intact), wether (castrated). Female: ewe. Young: lamb. Carnal: lamb, mutton.
  2. A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.

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