spring lamb

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noun

a lamb born in the late winter or early spring and sold for slaughter before July 1.
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Examples from the Web for spring lamb

  • She says that, looking meek as a spring-lamb, chewing the lie in her mouth as that does clover.

    Norston's Rest|Ann S. Stephens