Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lamb, Charles Known as "Elia.” 1775-1834. British critic and essayist. With his sister Mary Ann Lamb (1764-1847) he wrote the children's book Tales from Shakespeare (1807).
  • Lamb, William. Second Viscount Melbourne. 1779-1848. British prime minister (1834 and 1835-1841) and adviser to Queen Victoria.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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Examples

  • That the Lord here meant himself, is evident from verse 13, where it is said, _Watch ye; because ye know not the day and hour in which the Son of Man will come_: also from the Revelation, _The time of the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready; blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb_, xix.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • Never blush to confess your faith in the sufficiency of Jesus, the one who bears the name Lamb of God for our sakes.

    THE NAMES OF JESUS

  • It was what I call Lamb's religion that helped him to enjoy life so humbly, heartily, and delicately, and to give to others the sensation of all that is most enjoyable in the things about us.

    Figures of Several Centuries

  • The gathering of the world kings with the beast against the Lamb is the signal for Christ's coming; therefore He here gives the charge to be watching for His coming and clothed in the garments of justification and sanctification, so as to be accepted. thief -- (Mt 24: 43; 2Pe 3: 10). they -- saints and angels. shame -- literally, "unseemliness" (Greek, "aschemosunee"): Greek, 1Co

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "The city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon to shine in it; for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof."

    Parables From Nature

  • The near approach of the day when the Lamb is to be slain increases their hope, for they know that the Blood of this Lamb is of infinite worth, and can take away the sins of the whole world.

    Gueranger: The Mystery of Passiontide and Holy Week

  • Super Stock — Justin Lamb, Chevy Cobalt, 9.612, 123.05 def.

    Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals results

  • Their president, Bernard Lamb, is a geneticist who teaches at Imperial College London.

    Evidence? Bah. « Motivated Grammar

  • This conversation, however, has become much less so, and I took by the general interest (from Carl and others) in Lamb's widely ranging thoughts about authority more generally, that my similarly wide thoughts would be taken as pertinent to the conversation in the same way.

    Fr. Robert Barron on Protestantism, authority, and Cardinal Newman

  • Super Comp — Justin Lamb, Dragster, 8.935, 169.40 def.

    Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals results

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