Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little lamb.
  • noun One treated as gently as a lamb; one fondly cherished.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small lamb.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A young lamb, a very young sheep.
  • noun A term of endearment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a very young lamb

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I looked up at the woolly lambkin clouds and felt a chill.

    Third Strike

  • I looked up at the woolly lambkin clouds and felt a chill.

    Third Strike

  • Well, well, lambkin, (which the foolish often calls me,) if I was in his place, he should not have his property in you long questionable.

    Pamela

  • Why, lambkin, said she, what dost thou think thyself? —

    Pamela

  • Then how will the tongue of the pretty lambkin bleat out innocence, and virtue, and honesty, till the whole trial be at an end! —

    Pamela

  • Poor lambkin, arriving with naught but a pair of old-fashioned gowns to wear.

    My Seduction

  • Poor lambkin, arriving with naught but a pair of old-fashioned gowns to wear.

    My Seduction

  • Now, when she hath thus completely armed our hero to carry on a war with man, she never fails of furnishing that innocent lambkin with some means of knowing his enemy, and foreseeing his designs.

    The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

  • Poor lambkin, arriving with naught but a pair of old-fashioned gowns to wear.

    My Seduction

  • When the cook heard that the lambkin could speak and said such sad words to the fish down below, he was terrified and thought this could be no common lamb, but must be bewitched by the wicked woman in the house.

    Household Tales

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