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Definition of sheep:

  1. A weak, bashful, silly fellow.
  2. Any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of both hemispheres, but most numerous in Asia.
  3. Fig.: The people of God, as being under the government and protection of Christ, the great Shepherd.

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Hampshire Down, Rambouillet, Cretan, Cotswold, Oxford, Argali, Lincoln, Dorset, Jacob, Mouflon, tup, Rocky Mountain, Southdown, Galway, Ile de France, Herny, Suffolk, ewe, Wallachian, Shropshire, ram, Wensleydale, Corriedale, Cheviot, broadtailed, Romney, mutton, big horn, Welsh, Iceland, animal, Scottish blackface, Madras, mountain, Merino, Tartary, Astrakhan.

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