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Definition of Sheep


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

Sheep Quotations

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
George Washington

In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.
Albert Einstein

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
Abraham Lincoln

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Alexander the Great

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
Winston Churchill
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Sheep Translations

sheep in Afrikaans is skaap
sheep in Dutch is schaap
sheep in French is gobeur
sheep in German is Schafe, Schaf
sheep in Italian is pecora
sheep in Latin is ovis ovis
sheep in Portuguese is ovelha, carneiros
sheep in Spanish is oveja, borrego

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