from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A female sheep, especially when full grown.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A female sheep, as opposed to a ram.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The female of the sheep, and of sheeplike animals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female sheep; the female of an ovine animal.
- n. Water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
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.