Lamb

Definition of Lamb

n.1.(Zool.) The young of the sheep.
2.Any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb.
3.A simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized.
Lamb of God
(Script.) the Jesus Christ, in allusion to the paschal lamb.
The twelve apostles of the Lamb.
- Rev. xxi. 14.
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
- John i. 29.
v. i.1.To bring forth a lamb or lambs, as sheep.
[imp. & p. p. Lambed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Lambing.]

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