American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A female sheep, especially when full grown.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female sheep; the female of an ovine animal.
- n. Water.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The female of the sheep, and of sheeplike animals.
- n. a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
- n. a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin
- n. female sheep
- Middle English, from Old English ēowu, from Proto-Germanic *awjōs, oblique form of *awiz (compare Old English eow ‘sheep’), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis ‘sheep’ (compare Old Irish oí, Latin ovis, Tocharian B ā(u)w, Lithuanian avìs ‘ewe’). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English ēwe, ēowu; see owi- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“ur weekend sounz likka funtime…..ewe said trubyoot bands–enny of teh real members taht ewe no of? eye juss finnish teh new book bout teh eagles by don felder, so imma awl inta teh sebentees moosic nao….”
“If a ewe is having one lamb, she can be left on her own in the fields.”
“I learned in the talk by Dr. Cathy Dwyer of Scottish Agricultural College titled “Variation in maternal behavior affects offspring behavior and development in sheep”, that these breed-typical behaviors are based on subtle behavior cues coming from both the mother sheep, called a ewe, and the baby sheep, called a lamb.”
“Then I drew a sheep to get me started on the next phrase, “Ewe picture of a ewe are the branches.””
“Small in stature, inclined even to those homely features known as ewe nick and cat ham, often higher behind than in front, and with great length of stifle, he is not, I admit, imposing to look upon.”
“The term for females is usually derived from the base form by means of a suffix, usually - ewe, that is transparently related to ewa”
“I looked up "ewe" in my Larousse and it is the same as yours.”
“For example, I recently used it to look up the word for "ewe" (female sheep).”
“Dumbass is semi-good looking and entertaining but every time I tell anyone that we dated on and off for two years they say, "ewe".”
“My favorite horse, Panchito, had lost all his good looks; his once full and arched neck was now a perfect "ewe," and his ribs and hipbones were almost protruding through the skin; but he was as game as ever, and had never once flinched in his work.”
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