English version

lamb in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlamblamb1 /lΓ¦m/ ●●○ S3 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 lamb.jpg [countable]HBA a young sheep2 [uncountable]DFF the meat of a young sheep β†’ mutton πŸ”Š roast lamb πŸ”Š a leg of lamblamb chop/cutlet/stew etc3 [countable] spokenLIKE somebody OR something used to talk to or talk about someone who is gentle and lovable, especially a child πŸ”Š Ben’s asleep now, the little lamb.4 β†’ like a lamb to the slaughter5 β†’ like a lamb β†’ mutton dressed as lamb at mutton(2)
Examples from the Corpus
lambβ€’ lamb stewβ€’ In spite of his bad temper, Norman can sometimes be a lamb.β€’ Classifications of sheep are lamb, yearling mutton, and mutton.β€’ There were 810 breeding ewes, ewe lambs, and rams on offer.β€’ Eild ewes are those which are not in lamb.β€’ The traditional filling is a spicy mixture of minced lamb or beef, tomato and onion.β€’ To decide to buy hamburger instead of sirloin steak, or leg of lamb, or shrimp is not easy either.β€’ Akiko, the minister cried, the sins of the body will be washed away by the blood of the lamb.lamb chop/cutlet/stew etcβ€’ It's easy to see the fat on a lamb chop - and easy to cut it off.β€’ Then I went up to the store and bought lamb chops for dinner.β€’ I cradled the bottom of the paper bag containing my lamb chops.β€’ I collapse over my lamb chops and have to be put to bed.β€’ There was a choice of vegetarian lasagne or lamb stew with baked potatoes, sweet corn and garlic bread.β€’ Apart from the inevitable sausages, there were numerous chicken pieces, lamb chops and cubed steak on skewers.β€’ Faith has asked for two high quality lamb chops and steak.β€’ Sometime between the lamb chops and the chocolate mousse, Maestro Domingo presented his illustrious cast.