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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lamb \Lamb\, n. [AS. lamb; akin to D. & Dan. lam, G. & Sw. lamm,
     OS., Goth., & Icel. lamb.]
     1. (Zool.) The young of the sheep.
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     2. Any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb.
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     3. A simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock
        Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized.
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     Lamb of God, The Lamb (Script.), the Jesus Christ, in
        allusion to the paschal lamb.
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              The twelve apostles of the Lamb.      --Rev. xxi.
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              Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of
              the world.                            --John i. 29.
     Lamb's lettuce (Bot.), an annual plant with small obovate
        leaves ({Valerianella olitoria), often used as a salad;
        corn salad. [Written also lamb lettuce.]
     Lamb's tongue, a carpenter's plane with a deep narrow bit,
        for making curved grooves. --Knight.
     Lamb's wool.
        (a) The wool of a lamb.
        (b) Ale mixed with the pulp of roasted apples; -- probably
            from the resemblance of the pulp of roasted apples to
            lamb's wool. [Obs.] --Goldsmith.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lamb \Lamb\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lambed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To bring forth a lamb or lambs, as sheep.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: young sheep
      2: English essayist (1775-1834) [syn: Lamb, Charles Lamb,
      3: a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial
      4: a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
         [syn: lamb, dear]
      5: the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
      v 1: give birth to a lamb; "the ewe lambed"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  114 Moby Thesaurus words for "lamb":
     agneau, angel, babe, baby, baby-doll, bairn, bellwether, birdling,
     breast of lamb, buttercup, calf, catling, cherub, chick,
     chickabiddy, chickling, chicky, child, child of nature, chit, colt,
     cub, darling, dear, deary, dogie, doll, dove, duck, duckling, dupe,
     ewe, ewe lamb, fawn, fledgling, foal, fryer, gigot, gosling, hick,
     hon, honey, honey bunch, honey child, infant, ingenue, innocent,
     jambe de mouton, jumbuck, kid, kit, kitten, lambkin, leg of lamb,
     leg of mutton, litter, little bugger, little fellow, little guy,
     little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, lout, love,
     lover, mere child, mite, mouton, mutton, nest, nestling,
     newborn babe, nipper, noble savage, oaf, offspring, peewee, pet,
     petkins, piglet, pigling, polliwog, precious, precious heart,
     pullet, pup, puppy, ram, rube, saddle of mutton, shaver, sheep,
     shoat, simple soul, snookums, sugar, sweet, sweetheart, sweetie,
     sweetkins, sweets, tad, tadpole, teg, tot, tup, unsophisticate,
     weaner, wee tot, wether, whelp, yeanling, yokel

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (1.) Heb. kebes, a male lamb from the first to the third year.
     Offered daily at the morning and the evening sacrifice (Ex.
     29:38-42), on the Sabbath day (Num. 28:9), at the feast of the
     New Moon (28:11), of Trumpets (29:2), of Tabernacles (13-40), of
     Pentecost (Lev. 23:18-20), and of the Passover (Ex. 12:5), and
     on many other occasions (1 Chr. 29:21; 2 Chr. 29:21; Lev. 9:3;
       (2.) Heb. taleh, a young sucking lamb (1 Sam. 7:9; Isa.
     65:25). In the symbolical language of Scripture the lamb is the
     type of meekness and innocence (Isa. 11:6; 65:25; Luke 10:3;
     John 21:15).
       The lamb was a symbol of Christ (Gen. 4:4; Ex. 12:3; 29:38;
     Isa. 16:1; 53:7; John 1:36; Rev. 13:8).
       Christ is called the Lamb of God (John 1:29, 36), as the great
     sacrifice of which the former sacrifices were only types (Num.
     6:12; Lev. 14:12-17; Isa. 53:7; 1 Cor. 5:7).

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  LAMB. A ram, sheep or ewe, under the age of one year. 4 Car. & P. 216; S. C. 
  19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 351. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lamb -- U.S. County in Texas
     Population (2000):    14709
     Housing Units (2000): 6294
     Land area (2000):     1016.212703 sq. miles (2631.978707 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.517990 sq. miles (3.931575 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1017.730693 sq. miles (2635.910282 sq. km)
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             34.057561 N, 102.357212 W
      Lamb, TX
      Lamb County
      Lamb County, TX

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