from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See bighorn.
- n. A wild sheep inhabiting a mountainous area.
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- n. argali
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- n. any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions
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When his offensive spirit had left his body, the mountain sheep or the lakeland skark or whatever animal fed here would eventually overcome its fear, and nibble the grass right up to his limbs, keeping it shorn around him.