baa-lamb


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baa-lamb

n
a child's word for lamb1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baa-lamb - child's word for a sheep or lambbaa-lamb - child's word for a sheep or lamb  
lamb - young sheep
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baa-lamb

[ˈbɑːlæm] Ncorderito m, borreguito m
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Around the table the tasty little baa-lamb was joined by two sea bass served with roast fennel and a creamy crayfish sauce, which was very light with the fennel not too overpowering.
That term of abuse, comparing an opponent to a deceased baa-lamb, was most famously used by that old bruiser Denis Healey against his mild Tory adversary Geoffrey Howe.
If Blind's life is the best documented of the four, Emma is (to my mind) the most sympathetic character; one has to admire her stamina in posing outside in all weathers for a painting such as The Pretty Baa-Lambs, where the sunburn captured on her face is entirely genuine, or the Last of England where she manages to look luminous despite being freezing cold.