Her name, The New York Times noted, means “the human being is more precious than gold” in ewe.
He brought not just ewe to English, but a tribal embrace to the angst-ridden homeland of Billy Joel.
An ewe of mottled fleece was there with her lamb, the size of which surprised him.
But now Austin had come and swooped off with his one ewe lamb.
The number of salmon and grilse taken from the ewe is insignificant as compared with the quantities captured in the bag-nets.
A ewe emitted her one doleful note; another gave hers, sadly.
This is clearly apparent from a consideration of the ewe language of the peoples of Togo, a German colonial possession.
The ewe, seized with fear, began turning about in the press as if in a riding-school.
Thus the whole rebus in figure 14 reads: "Eye bee leaf ant rose can well bear awl four ewe."
The ram at once turned his attention to the ewe and her antagonist.
Old English eowu, fem. of eow "sheep," from Proto-Germanic *awi, genitive *awjoz (cf. Old Saxon ewi, Old Frisian ei, Middle Dutch ooge, Dutch ooi, Old High German ouwi "sheep," Gothic aweþi "flock of sheep"), from PIE *owi- (cf. Sanskrit avih, Greek ois, Latin ovis, Lithuanian avis "sheep," Old Church Slavonic ovica "ewe," Old Irish oi "sheep," Welsh ewig "hind").