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lamb storm n.
light snowfall during spring

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name given to the Great Lakes Storm of 1913
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1    the young of a sheep  
2    the meat of a young sheep  
3    a person, esp. a child, who is innocent, meek, good, etc.  
4    a person easily deceived  

like a lamb to the slaughter

a    without resistance  
b    innocently  
6    intr     (Also)    lamb down   (of a ewe) to give birth  
7    tr; used in the passive   (of a lamb) to be born  
8    intr   (of a shepherd) to tend the ewes and newborn lambs at lambing time,   (See also)        lamb down  
     (Old English lamb, from Germanic; compare German Lamm, Old High German and Old Norse lamb)  
  lamblike      adj  

Canterbury lamb  
      n   New Zealand lamb exported chilled or frozen to the United Kingdom  
fat lamb  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z)   a lamb bred for its tender meat, esp. for export trade  
Lamb   [1]  
      n   the. a title given to Christ in the New Testament  
Lamb   [2]  
1    Charles, pen name Elia. 1775--1834, English essayist and critic. He collaborated with his sister Mary on Tales from Shakespeare (1807). His other works include Specimens of English Dramatic Poets (1808) and the largely autobiographical essays collected in Essays of Elia (1823; 1833)  
2       William. See (2nd Viscount)       Melbourne  
3    Willis Eugene. born 1913, U.S. physicist. He detected the small difference in energy between two states of the hydrogen atom (Lamb shift). Nobel prize for physics 1955  
lamb down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1       another term for        lamb              6  
2      (Austral)  
informal   to persuade (someone) to spend all his money  
Lamb of God  
      n   a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death  
lamb's ears  
      n   functioning as sing   a perennial herb, Stachys lanata, planted for its foliage, which is covered with white woolly down; the purplish or striped flowers are small,   (Also called)    lambs tongue     (Scot.)   lambs lugs  
lamb's fry  
1      (Brit)   lamb's offal, esp. lamb's testicles, as food  
2      (Austral. and N.Z.)   lamb's liver as food  
lamb's lettuce  
      n      another name for       corn salad  
      n   pl   , lamb's-quarters      a U.S. name for       fat hen  
lamb's tails  
      pl n   the pendulous catkins of the hazel tree  
lamb's wool  
a    fine soft wool obtained from a lamb at its first shearing  
b    (as modifier)  
lamb's-wool jumpers     
Paschal Lamb  
1    sometimes not caps     (Old Testament)   the lamb killed and eaten on the first day of the Passover  
2    Christ regarded as this sacrifice  
Persian lamb  
1    a black loosely curled fur obtained from the skin of the karakul lamb  
2    a karakul lamb  
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