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lamb

 (lăm)
n.
1.
a. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
b. The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.
c. Lambskin.
2. A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear.
3. One who can be duped or cheated especially in financial matters.
4. Lamb Christianity Jesus.
intr.v. lambed, lamb·ing, lambs
To give birth to a young sheep.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

lambing

(ˈlæmɪŋ)
n
1. (Agriculture)
a. the birth of lambs
b. (as modifier): lambing time.
2. (Agriculture) the shepherd's work of tending the ewes and newborn lambs at this time
Translations

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] Nparición f de las ovejas, época f del parto de las ovejas
lambing time; the lambing seasonla parición de las ovejas, la época del parto de las ovejas

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] nagnelage m

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] nagnellatura
References in classic literature ?
Hetty would have been glad to hear that she should never see a child again; they were worse than the nasty little lambs that the shepherd was always bringing in to be taken special care of in lambing time; for the lambs WERE got rid of sooner or later.
Overfeeding leads to large lambs which can cause problems during the lambing process and increase the likelihood of a caesarean operation being required.
Furthermore, not only do Beltex cross lambs command a higher price in the ring, we also find they present us with very few problems at lambing.
Anglesey vet Facundo Gil, from the Bodrwnsiwn veterinary group, said: "This is very unusual indeed - normally when the lambing process starts the ewe will give birth to all the lambs.
SHEEP farmers in Wales gearing up for the crucial lambing season have urged retailers to support their industry as they battle against cheap imports and rising cost to the consumer of meat produced in Britain.
Dr Vipond, of the Scottish Agricultural College, advised farmers on how to reduce lambing losses during a series of Farming Connect-organised meetings in Wales.
Lambing season begins when the rams are allowed access to ewes in estrus.
Along with the purchase of the farm, we inherited a herd of sheep, just at lambing season.
Because not every farmer has a windowless barn, Fitzgerald and Stellflug then decided to give melatonin to both ewes and rams to precipitate breeding during the early spring and lambing during the late summer.
SPRING definitely feels to be just around the corner and at Donaldson's Vets that means one thing - lambing time.
SMALL changes to lambing management could increase farm incomes by pounds 630-pounds 900 for 600-ewe flocks, experts claim.