lamb down


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lamb down

vb (adverb)
1. (Agriculture) (intr) another term for lamb6
2. (tr) informal Austral to persuade (someone) to spend all his money
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I went to Cyprus, Phoenicia and the Egyptians; I went also to the Ethiopians, the Sidonians, and the Erembians, and to Libya where the lambs have horns as soon as they are born, and the sheep lamb down three times a year.
It was quite surprising to see a lamb down the drain - he was in quite a predicament!
A HIKER with a heart of gold carried an injured lamb down from the Mourne Mountains.
"This means we may still be in the situation, in a few months' time, where our domestic markets may become flooded, driving the price of lamb down. "This would be very bad news for our producers, but for retailers and processors too, as many will have forward purchased lamb for the spring and early summer period and may face a challenging retail market."