Part of speech: noun

A small ruminant quadruped prized for its flesh and wool; also, leather made from its skin. sheepskin.

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Usage examples "sheep":

  1. On hearing this, the sheep set up cries of fear and run to form a circle about the wolf. - "Healthful Sports for Boys", Alfred Rochefort.
  2. I'll see that my sheep don't trouble you. - "The Eagle's Heart", Hamlin Garland.
  3. Did Montoya think he could get another boy to help with the sheep? - "The Ridin' Kid from Powder River", Henry Herbert Knibbs.