Sheep run


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an extensive tract of country where sheep range and graze.

See also: Sheep

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'Fear of the sheepdog is what makes the sheep run to the slaughterhouse.
And the long jump saw the sheep run up a little ramp and jump.
The sheep run away and Phillips picks up the ball, before appearing in a separate shot wearing a beret and holding a shepherd's crook.
Portraying life on her Canterbury sheep run in 1873, Lady Mary Anne Barker introduces a chapter entitled 'Our Pets' by distinguishing between dogs, cats, horses and fowls--all of whom possess 'individuality', the capacity necessary for them to be companions of humans--and sheep, who do not:
Employed on the Australia - Singapore - Penang cattle and sheep run, she also carried 196 passengers in luxury Picture: JOHN LOVELL, via email
face, the slow seconds of our sheep run, our shrieks that shot
Run Sheep Run: There may be no road back,/those days going bright/and vague like overexposed/photos, then dimming/into some impenetrable ink/of the past.
As the whales are beaching themselves due to sonar pollution, so, it seems, that deer, elk and mountain sheep run in front of vehicles as on suicide missions.
Soay sheep registered with SOA and run in a Wild Flock System have equal status and value as sheep run in the Standard Flock System.
Run Sheep Run, Hide and Seek, Grab the Hat, were all common games then, and even today they haven't changed much.
Soon thereafter he immigrated to New Zealand, where (with funds advanced by his father) he set up a sheep run in the Canterbury settlement.