a little lamb.
a person who is exceptionally sweet, young, and innocent, as a small child.
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How to use lambkin in a sentence
Lost from sight, both so snow-white were,And the lambkin adored the maiden wee, Dewy-eyed with shimmering hair.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
Wherever she wandered, in lane or street, As she sauntered on, there at her feetShe would find that lambkin—blessThe dear!The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
Meanwhile Jack sat and nursed his three wishes, feeling as gay-hearted about his good luck as a lambkin with three tails.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book | Edmund Dulac
Poor Mazurec the lambkin went through this shame only last year, as you are doing now!The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion | Eugne Sue
It was a holiday within a holiday to traverse the town with this lambkin.Revisiting the Earth | James Langdon Hill
British Dictionary definitions for lambkin
a small or young lamb
a term of affection for a small endearing child
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