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Definition 1: woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat - [noun denoting animal]

(sheep is a kind of ...) hollow-horned ruminants

(... is a kind of sheep ) any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin

(... is a kind of sheep ) sheep with a black coat

(... is a kind of sheep ) male sheep especially a castrated one

(... is a kind of sheep ) uncastrated adult male sheep

"a British term is `tup'"

(... is a kind of sheep ) female sheep

(sheep is a part of ...) foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food

(sheep is a part of ...) the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals

(... is a member of sheep) sheep

(... is a member of sheep) a group of sheep or goats

(... is a member of sheep) a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

Definition 2: a docile and vulnerable person who would rather follow than make an independent decision - [noun denoting person]

Samples where sheep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his students followed him like sheep

(sheep is a kind of ...) a person who accepts the leadership of another

Definition 3: a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon - [noun denoting person]

(sheep is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

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