baa-lamb


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baa-lamb

n
a child's word for lamb1
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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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"With characters such as Domesticated Bill Hickcock, Billy the Pensioner, Big Jesse James, Baa-lamb Bill Cody, Panshine Gonzales the Mexican Tinker, and Doc's on Holiday, no gunfights today.
"I remember my old teddy, Baa-Lamb. He was the teddy my Auntie gave me when I was a few weeks old.
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.
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.