Origin of ewe
Other definitions for ewe (2 of 2)
How to use ewe in a sentence
He used only the choicest rams, a little under size, while the ewes were of full medium weight.
In hot countries the rams have only two very short horns, and often are deficient of them as well as the ewes.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
If full-grown rams are turned into a lean pasture to remain with the ewes, not less than four should be put in for every hundred.
The ewes are more likely to come quickly into heat, and prove prolific, if lightly fed with stimulating food at the time.
But a larger number of lambs will be reared by a careful oversight of the ewes, and the use of proper precautions.
British Dictionary definitions for ewe (1 of 2)
- a female sheep
- (as modifier)a ewe lamb