Definition of 'lamb'
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You might as well be shot for a sheep as a lamb you could hear them think. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Add the lamb and cook for a further 15 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb, have a bun! Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some lambs that spent time in the artificial wombs are now as old as a year, and seem perfectly normal, according to researchers. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The poor lamb clearly needs an iron for those trousers. The Sun (2016)He is a bit of a sacrificial lamb. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Use a couple of forks to pull the lamb meat into shreds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You could get a leg of lamb for two shillings. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Or a wool coat to keep newborn lambs warm? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pour in the juice from the lamb and add the mint leaves at the very end. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The snowstorm was especially horrendous for sheep farmers as lambs were buried under snow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So what should be done to make the poor lambs feel better? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The size and familiarity of the little lamb is genuinely touching. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first meat produced from lambs born in spring is ready in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rub your leg of lamb with salt and pepper. The Sun (2015)Imagine watching a newborn lamb arrive in the world and take its first steps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Drain any excess fat and add the lamb mince to the pan of vegetables and herbs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The snowstorm came at a particularly bad time for sheep farmers as lambs were buried under snow. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is particularly good with lamb. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Set it aside for a few minutes to allow the lamb time to rest, then serve. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Particularly good with lamb and it gives oomph to ketchup, too. The Sun (2012)About half the births are twins: 'They usually lamb very easily. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The menu focuses on local produce with refined dishes such as fillet of Derbyshire lamb with mini shepherd 's pie and crispy shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'lamb'
British English: lamb /læm/ NOUN
A lamb is a young sheep.
- American English: lamb
- Arabic: حَمْلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cordeiro
- Chinese: 小羊
- Croatian: janje
- Czech: jehně
- Danish: lam
- Dutch: lam
- European Spanish: cordero
- Finnish: karitsa
- French: agneau
- German: Lamm
- Greek: αρνί
- Italian: agnello
- Japanese: 子羊
- Korean: 어린양
- Norwegian: lam
- Polish: baran zwierzę
- European Portuguese: cordeiro
- Romanian: miel
- Russian: ягненок
- Spanish: cordero
- Swedish: lamm
- Thai: แกะ
- Turkish: kuzu
- Ukrainian: ягня
- Vietnamese: thịt cừu
Definition of lamb from the Collins English Dictionary
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