What is another word for ewe?

80 synonyms found


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Ewe is a common term used to refer to a female sheep. However, there are many synonyms that can be used to describe this animal. Some of the common synonyms for ewe include "sheep," "mama sheep," "female sheep," and "dam." Other less commonly used synonyms include "ewe-lamb," "matron sheep," and "ewe-mother." Each of these terms describes the same animal but can be used in different contexts to emphasize different attributes. For example, the term "ewe-mother" might be used to describe the nurturing qualities of a female sheep, while "matron sheep" might be used to emphasize its age and experience. Overall, there are many synonyms for ewe that can be used depending on the particular context.

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Usage examples for Ewe

So it is, my dear madam-so it is; but they've got one little black ewe lamb in the flock, and the old ladies told me that if my young lady had not been about to leave they'd have sent her away.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
The number of this gun was burned in my memory so unforgettably that today it came to me as doth the lamb the ewe.
Durham, Andrew Everett
But we cannot with any reason impute more moral blame to the young scorpions, than to the lambkins which draw sustenance from their dams in another fashion which we find touching and poetical; while as for the mother-who doubtless treated her own parent in just the same fashion-she exhibits no symptom to show that she resents her offsprings' advances, any more than does the ewe, but on the contrary has her sting ever ready for any one who would interfere with them.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard

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