[ noun ] (zoology) woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
Used in print(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)
Type 1 , is represented by the cow , sheep , and pig ; type 2 , , by the dog , cat , and monkey ; type 3 , , by the horse .(A. N. Nagaraj and L. M. Black, "Localization of...)
In_addition to other treatments , treating the sections with normal sheep serum for half an hour before layering * * f did not reduce nonspecific staining .(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
`` Do you remember the woman in the French_Alps who was all alone with her sheep one day when the sun darkened ominously ?
She told the sheep , ' The world is coming to an end ' !
And the sheep said - all in_unison , I have no_doubt - ' Ba-a-a ' !
[ noun ] a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
[ noun ] a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision
"his students followed him like sheep"