noun, plural sheep.
Origin of sheep
Related formssheep·less, adjectivesheep·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for sheep
You will find winding pasture for sheep and highland cattle.
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.
He notes that on Naxos sheep have very large gallbladders, but on Euboea they do not.
Another Yazidi man from south of the mountain near Tel Banat told me that his kreef is protecting his sheep.On the Ground, Collaborators With ISIS Could Be Its Big Weakness|Christine van den Toorn|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next time I went out with apples, two sheep came to my call.
A sheep is then killed, and the blood is sprinkled over the clothing.Basutoland|Minnie Martin
By now he could not see distinctly every sheep which jumped over the fence but he was still counting them.The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun
Besides, some who came in sheeps clothing were not sheep, and gave false ideas of the entire flock.Dixie After the War|Myrta Lockett Avary
Species do not burrow in the skin, but produce a scab similar to sheep scab.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
British Dictionary definitions for sheep (1 of 2)
noun plural sheep
Derived Formssheeplike, adjective
Word Origin for sheep
British Dictionary definitions for sheep (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with sheep
see black sheep; hanged for a sheep; separate the sheep from the goats; wolf in sheep's clothing.