Hearken to the bleating of newborn two-headed freak candidacy lambs.
In the far corner a child shared with a bleating kid the quilted covering which constituted the bed of the establishment.
Simultaneously she remembered that she had not heard the bleating of the sheep.
The grunt is very different from the bleating of a lamb or the bawling of a domestic calf.
Now I am so drunk that I can enjoy listening to the bleating of the sheep.
Jan computed a table of lamb percentages on the menu and I felt like bleating.
Sheep were bleating high up on the frost-nipped side of the fell.
Their leader is certainly not less ignorant than the bleating flock at his heels.
The bleating of the kids woke them the next morning earlier than usual.
Then a bleating fawn in a fern-covert close by made her stir.
Old English blætan, from West Germanic *bhle- (cf. Dutch blaten "to bleat"), of imitative origin (cf. Greek blekhe "a bleating; the wailing of children," Old Church Slavonic blejat "to bleat," Latin flere "to weep"). Related: Bleated; bleating.
c.1500, from bleat (v.).