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.
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
mammal (part of speech: noun)
fox, hippopotamus, camel, cavy, ibex, donkey, llama, hamster, hare, opossum, antelope, wolf, sable, echidna, reindeer, mouse, koala, dog, hog, mole, squirrel, rabbit, horse, dingo, burro, hyena, wallaby, ox, coyote, elephant, caribou, ocelot, lion, leopard, gazelle, mink, cow, possum, platypus, moose, arctic fox, cat, otter, zebra, jaguar, panther, weasel, lynx, giraffe, gopher, polecat, stag, camelopard, bobcat, ermine, panda, mule, deer, chipmunk, bison, alpaca, goat, cheetah, wombat, rhinoceros, yak, kangaroo, puma, buffalo, swine, stoat, marmot, shrew, skunk, cougar, ferret, hedgehog, porcupine, beaver, gnu, bear, tiger, dromedary, sloth, pig, mongoose, chinchilla, jackal, rat, raccoon, lemming, elk, ass
mammals (part of speech: noun)
giraffes, dromedaries, platypuses, sloths, possums, rhinoceroses, squirrels, zebras, beavers, raccoons, asses, cougars, pigs, marmots, donkeys, dingoes, bears, wolves, jackals, camelopards, gnus, gophers, foxes, dogs, ibexes, mules, wombats, cats, tigers, wallabies, rabbits, mongooses, hares, hedgehogs, cows, llamas, cavies, minks, kangaroos, hyenas, bobcats, stoats, yaks, sables, hippopotami, cheetahs, elephants, chinchillas, weasels, pumas, polecats, otters, goats, porcupines, stags, panthers, coyotes, chipmunks, mice, ermines, opossums, rats, pandas, alpacas, lions, hamsters, leopards, horses, ocelots, gazelles, moles, oxen, shrews, lemmings, skunks, antelopes, lynxes, ferrets, koalas, jaguars, camels, reindeers, elks, echidnas, burros, buffaloes, arctic foxes, hogs
- Those some of the sheep you saved from the fire? - "A Little Bush Maid", Mary Grant Bruce.
- So now they agreed well, and Thorgaut was to watch the sheep when winter came. - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.
- About the sheep, I mean. - "The New Rector", Stanley J. Weyman.