LAMB in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LAMB
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
lamb
 n.  the young of the sheep
 n.  simple, unsophisticated person
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  The new-born lamb Dickon had found three days before lying by its dead mother among the gorse bushes on the moor.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  It was not the first motherless lamb he had found and he knew what to do with it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  A boy, and a fox, and a crow, and two squirrels, and a new-born lamb, are coming to see me this morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  "That's the new-born lamb," said Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  The new-born lamb was in his arms and the little red fox trotted by his side.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6  There now, and he pushed the rubber tip of the bottle into the nuzzling mouth and the lamb began to suck it with ravenous ecstasy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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7  By the time the lamb fell asleep questions poured forth and Dickon answered them all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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8  He told them how he had found the lamb just as the sun was rising three mornings ago.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  He was sitting in an armchair and a young lamb was standing by him shaking its tail in feeding-lamb fashion as Dickon knelt giving it milk from its bottle.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
10  Dickon sat cross-legged with his rabbit asleep on his arm and a hand resting on the lamb's back.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  A little shamefaced girl lisped, "Mary had a little lamb," etc.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  The widow she cried over me, and called me a poor lost lamb, and she called me a lot of other names, too, but she never meant no harm by it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I.
13  And close by them lay a lamb upon the floor, and behind them upon a perch sat a white dove with its head hidden beneath its wings.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
14  Rose-red screamed and sprang back, the lamb bleated, the dove fluttered, and Snow-white hid herself behind her mother's bed.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
15  So they both came out, and by-and-by the lamb and dove came nearer, and were not afraid of him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  A lamb is as dear to a poor man as an ox to the rich.
2  One might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
3  Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark.
4  It is an evil sign too see a fox lick a lamb.
5  As soon goes the young lamb's skin to the market as the old ewe's.
6  Put the lamb in the centre of the dish, with the vegetables and herbs around the edge.
7  In the field a lamb was bleating for its mother.
8  Serve the lamb with new potatoes and green beans.
9  Beef and lamb are hung in a cold store for at least a week.
10  The life of the wolf is the death of the lamb.
11  March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
12  I braised some beans to accompany a shoulder of lamb.
13  None believes that the lion and the lamb could lie down together.
14  I should have been a careless shepherd if I had left a lamb so near a wolf's den.
15  Each dinner, she likes to cook a thin slice of meat, usually veal or lamb, cut from the leg or ribs.