Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A ewe of the first year.

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

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

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

  • noun UK, dialect A ewe lamb of the first year.
  • noun UK, dialect A sheep three years old.

Etymologies

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Compare Welsh dafad a sheep, ewe.

Examples

  • Sentinals put over them to keep off the Indians, who are enclined to theave haveing Stole Several Small articles those people appeared disposed to give us every assistance in their power dureing our distress - We passed Several Encampments of Indians on the Islands and those near the rapids in which places they took the Salmon, at one of

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

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