They had been driven there the summer before from the lambing grounds in the mountains.
And in January and February too, when all the lambing is coming on.
There was first-rate feed for our horses, as the grass was being saved for the lambing season.
Well, it was just the lambing time, and Kirstin had to look after the ewes.
He was so careful of his master's flock in lambing time that there was seldom any lost.
What used to be our best time, the lambing season, came to be the worst.
There are many ways to revive the chilled lambs found upon any lambing ground.
Well, Shepherd Oak, and how's lambing this year, if I mid say it?
For this and other reasons it is best to have few dogs upon a lambing ground, especially around the dropping ewes.
At the fringe of the wood they find one of those wheeled huts where the shepherds sleep in the lambing season.
Old English lamb "lamb," from Proto-Germanic *lambaz (cf. Old Norse, Old Frisian, Gothic lamb, Middle Dutch, Dutch lam, Middle High German lamp, German Lamm "lamb"). Common to the Germanic languages, but with no certain cognates outside them. Old English plural was lomberu. Applied to persons (especially young Church members, gentle souls, etc.) from late Old English. Also sometimes used ironically for cruel or rough characters (e.g. Kirke's Lambs in wars of 1684-86). Lamb's-wool (adj.) is from 1550s.
A dear, sweet person: Mary is such a lamb (1923+)
(1.) Heb. kebes, a male lamb from the first to the third year. Offered daily at the morning and the evening sacrifice (Ex. 29:38-42), on the Sabbath day (Num. 28:9), at the feast of the New Moon (28:11), of Trumpets (29:2), of Tabernacles (13-40), of Pentecost (Lev. 23:18-20), and of the Passover (Ex. 12:5), and on many other occasions (1 Chr. 29:21; 2 Chr. 29:21; Lev. 9:3; 14:10-25). (2.) Heb. taleh, a young sucking lamb (1 Sam. 7:9; Isa. 65:25). In the symbolical language of Scripture the lamb is the type of meekness and innocence (Isa. 11:6; 65:25; Luke 10:3; John 21:15). The lamb was a symbol of Christ (Gen. 4:4; Ex. 12:3; 29:38; Isa. 16:1; 53:7; John 1:36; Rev. 13:8). Christ is called the Lamb of God (John 1:29, 36), as the great sacrifice of which the former sacrifices were only types (Num. 6:12; Lev. 14:12-17; Isa. 53:7; 1 Cor. 5:7).