ewe

Part of speech: noun

A female sheep.

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Usage examples "ewe":

  1. Uriah the Hittite had but " one little ewe lamb," one wife whom he loved as his own soul, while King David had many; yet he robbed Uriah of all that he had and made him carry his own message of death to Joab, the general of the army, who gave to him the most dangerous place in the battle, and, as the king desired, he was killed. - "The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation.", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  2. Then I closed the book forever with such decision that the Leghorn lady and Mrs. Ewe, who was helping her explore me, both jumped, and I rose to my feet. - "The Golden Bird", Maria Thompson Daviess.
  3. But now Austin had come and swooped off with his one ewe lamb. - "Viviette", William J. Locke.