from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The young of a sheep or goat; a lamb or kid.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The young of sheep or goats; a lamb; a kid; an eanling: sometimes used attributively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A lamb or a kid; an eanling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The newly born
offspringof a goator sheep.
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He could have flung himself at Mme. de Beauseant’s feet; he longed for the power of the devil if he could snatch her away and hide her in his heart, as an eagle snatches up some white yeanling from the plains and bears it to its eyrie.
Father Goriot 2003