Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A ewe lamb of the first year.
  • n. A sheep three years old.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ewe lamb of the first year; also, a sheep three years old.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ewe of the first year.

Etymologies

Compare Welsh dafad a sheep, ewe. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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