lambkin


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lambkin

(ˈlæmkɪn) or

lambie

n
1. (Animals) a small or young lamb
2. a term of affection for a small endearing child
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Noun1.lambkin - a very young lamb
lamb - young sheep
References in classic literature ?
"And so the shepherd is not enough," said he, "to defend his lambkin?"
With aim aright, With quivering flight, On LAMBKINS pouncing, Headlong down, sore-hungry, For lambkins longing, Fierce 'gainst all lamb-spirits, Furious-fierce all that look Sheeplike, or lambeyed, or crisp-woolly, --Grey, with lambsheep kindliness!
I tell you, my lambkins, you shall not much longer have the felicity of conspiring together.
I could not avoid thinking that I had fallen in with a greatly traduced people, and I moralized not a little upon the disadvantage of having a bad name, which in this instance had given a tribe of savages, who were as pacific as so many lambkins, the reputation of a confederacy of giant-killers.
The figures reflect a larger working population with good incomes rather than reckless borrowing, according Marketing Professor Mary Lambkin, author of the report.
Pat Lambkin thanked Kath McCann for making the arrangements for the afternoon and Barbara Jones thanked the golf cub staff for a most welcome and enjoyable tea.
Matt also supplied information about the orchid to botanical artist Deborah Lambkin at the Royal Horticultural Society, who produced a painting of what the Milburn orchid probably looked like.
Jackie and Laura Milburn holding the Jackie Milburn orchid given to them by W J Stables; inset, a painting by Deborah Lambkin of the RHS showing what the orchid probably looked like
The painting by Deborah Lambkin of the RHS showing what the Jackie Milburn orchid probably looked like
(6.) Oxford JS, Lambkin R, Sefton A, Daniels R, Elliot A, Brown R, et al.
Report author prof Mary Lambkin said: "The property market's sluggish growth does not reflect the large increase in the working population and the rate of new household formation over the past five years."
Paladion publica obras de otros que considera propias porque, despues de leerlas, encuentra en ellas la expresion de su propio pensamiento; Lambkin Formento, basado en la idea de un mapa que coincida con el pais cartografiado, escribio un "mapa" de la Divina Comedia que, para no perder detalle, la replicaba; Villaseco escribe varios poemas que son, en verdad, el mismo con titulos diversos (Borges y Bioy Casares, 17 y sigs).