Secondly and finally, the money a horse would represent would buy at least twelve head of ewes.
Is it on corn-husks you have been feeding your ewes that they look so sickly?
Look to the ewes' teeth, Jacob, and to their udders; see that the udders are sound.
A number of ewes and lambs one day came close to my hiding-place.
Possibly, high condition in the ewes may be one of the inducing causes.
The ewes, not knowing their shorn lambs, did not make the customary signal.
The ewes and their young ought to be divided into small flocks, and have a frequent change of pasture.
Well, it was just the lambing time, and Kirstin had to look after the ewes.
Finally the Englishman secured two ewes and a lamb, after three weeks of hunting.
Tie or pen all ewes that do not own their lambs until they do own them.
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").