Idioms about sheep
Origin of sheep
OTHER WORDS FROM sheepsheepless, adjectivesheeplike, adjective
Words nearby sheep
How to use sheep in a sentence
It will be less remembered as a year featuring a diverse roster of scientific anniversaries, ranging from the 1300th birthday of a prolific writer to the 25th birthday of a celebrity sheep.Top 10 science anniversaries to celebrate in 2021|Tom Siegfried|February 3, 2021|Science News
Merino wool is made from a variety of sheep known for its fine, soft fibers.The Kora Xenolith Is My Secret Weapon Against the Cold|Wes Siler|February 2, 2021|Outside Online
Around 3,000 years ago a drought in central China drove Mongol herders a thousand miles north into the steppes of Khakassia, in Siberia, where they remained raising horses and sheep for centuries.The Big Thaw: How Russia Could Dominate a Warming World|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Sergey Ponomarev|December 16, 2020|ProPublica
And, also like Orwell, he diverged from his social set, avoiding college for a career as a sheep farmer in South Africa … even though all he ever wanted was to be a writer.The Mild-Mannered Poet Who Championed James Bond|Fiona Zublin|November 30, 2020|Ozy
Merino sheep, to be precise, and the wool that is shorn from them in New Zealand that ends up in the comfy sneaker-slippers made by Allbirds.A woolly story about how Allbirds makes its shoes|Adam Lashinsky|September 22, 2020|Fortune
You will find winding pasture for sheep and highland cattle.Ester Elchies, The Estate Built By Whiskey||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had to pause for sheep crossing the road, which is a common occurrence when driving through the Highlands of Scotland.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Farmers, fearing ISIS attacks, have left the city with their sheep.Remembering Kobani Before The Siege|Mustafa Abdi, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He notes that on Naxos sheep have very large gallbladders, but on Euboea they do not.Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel|Nick Romeo|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ivy League and other top schools are producing no more than ‘excellent sheep,’ says William Deresiewicz.The Elite American College Pile-On|Michael S. Roth|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Harry took his bed into the spare-room, and Black Sheep lay down to die.
The Griffin carried off one sheep a day from a German village, till a man came with a "falchion" and split the Griffin open.
A little corral for the sheep, and a rough shed for the pony, and the home was complete: far the prettiest home they had ever had.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
And with these, and the society of Jane on board-wages, Black Sheep was left alone for a month.
British Dictionary definitions for sheep (1 of 2)
Derived forms of sheepsheeplike, adjective
Word Origin for sheep
British Dictionary definitions for sheep (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with sheep
see black sheep; hanged for a sheep; separate the sheep from the goats; wolf in sheep's clothing.