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Origin of lemming
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Example sentences from the Web for lemming
Less than a year later, I’m the first lemming off the cliff.Will Major Marathons Actually Come Back This Fall?|Martin Fritz Huber|February 4, 2021|Outside Online
“You become a lemming in a big scary world,” says Zbitnoff of making the transition.Katie Might Be Able to Leave Tom—but Divorcing Scientology Won’t Be Easy|Eliza Shapiro|July 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The articles say Miscavige exerts such influence that “managers follow his orders, however bizarre, with lemming-like obedience.”
The Lemming multiplies with great rapidity under favourable conditions.The History of the European Fauna|R. F. Scharff
The lemming and the musk ox found a home, and the wild horse pranced about unrestrained by the hand of man.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
Arctic hares, rabbits, rein-deer; and the lemming, in some parts of the interior.
The next moment he lifted his head with a fat lemming dangling from either side of his fine jaws.Hoof and Claw|Charles G. D. Roberts
He was very prettily marked about the face and tail, so I concluded that he was not a common rat, but probably a lemming.The Intellectual Life|=Philip Gilbert Hamerton