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teg

also tegg  (tĕg)
n.
A sheep in its second year or before its first shearing.

[Origin unknown.]
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teg

(tɛɡ)
n
1. (Agriculture) a two-year-old sheep
2. (Agriculture) the fleece of a two-year-old sheep
[C16: of unknown origin]
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Noun1.teg - two-year-old sheep
lamb - young sheep
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