white sheep


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Noun1.white sheep - large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaskawhite sheep - large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
wild sheep - undomesticated sheep
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From the facts collected by Heusinger, it appears that white sheep and pigs are differently affected from coloured individuals by certain vegetable poisons.
Here were different sights from what one saw in the forest; hedgerows, broad fields of barley corn, pasture lands rolling upward till they met the sky and all dotted over with flocks of white sheep, hayfields whence came the odor of new-mown hay that lay in smooth swathes over which skimmed the swifts in rapid flight; such they saw, and different was it, I wot, from the tangled depths of the sweet woodlands, but full as fair.
Right under us a narrow ledge rose up out of the valley, with a green, slanting, bench-shaped top, and grouped about upon this green-baize bench were a lot of black and white sheep which looked merely like oversized worms.
It was a big field sprinkled profusely with white sheep.
We gave them name back then as black sheep, but today there are so many black sheep than white sheep in the legal sector of Nigeria.
It appears that his white fur "goats" are made of frayed nylon rope, which has become a popular replacement for the typical white sheep hide or some version of this is worn by all fancy dancers.
Each page that turns shows a deepening twilight, from apricot and violet skies to star studded night dark blue skies over a field of white sheep and their lambs closing their eyes.
9] they reported that the height at withers, body length, heart girth, paunch girth, face length, ear length, tail length and body weight of Ramnad white sheep were 74.
Some sheep miraculously survived the attacks, including one black and white sheep named "Moo".
Dolly was an exact genetic duplicate of the six-year-old Finn Dorset white sheep who provided the original cell.
Dolly was an exact genetic duplicate of the six-year-old Finn Dorset white sheep who provided the original cell and Dolly went on to have several lambs of her own before her death in 2003.
Posters depict a white sheep kicking a black sheep out of Switzerland.