Adjectives for Sheep | Words to describe Sheep


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  • 1. So here you are--you cursed little stray sheep. 🔊
  • 2. She had long known him by sight, as indeed, she knew all the clergy, but hitherto he had been one of the black sheep in her eyes. 🔊
  • 3. She could see nothing but the mountains of Cumberland, and the white sheep wandering about their green sides. 🔊
  • 4. We killed nearly all of the tribe, and seized nearly fifteen hundred sheep; in short, it was a complete success. 🔊
  • 5. The more luxuriously inclined among the hunters took with them karosses, made of the skins of fat-tailed sheep, to lie under at night. 🔊
  • 6. It is a novel sight in the evenings when long lines of brown sheep in single file cross the snow-fields, following the shepherds into camp. 🔊
  • 7. The Mowbray black sheep seemed to feel no embarrassment in meeting him, for his manner was inclined to be patronizing. 🔊
  • 8. And when he looked more closely he noticed that these sheep walked around in proud, savage fashion, quite different from ordinary sheep. 🔊
  • 9. We had a crew of twenty-five young and able fellows, with, as usual, a sprinkling of black sheep among them. 🔊
  • 10. Herds of cattle, goats, and native sheep were pasturing here and there, or lying beneath the shade of the acacias scattered about the plain. 🔊
  • 11. The light shines in streams, the hungry, happy sheep break out, and the long golden day is to be lived! 🔊
  • 12. Sorrows pass in the good God's time; and even a blind sheep will find its blade of grass. 🔊
  • 13. Without minding a word Fannie said, the great, black sheep marched out of the room with the shawl on its shoulders. 🔊
  • 14. The ships sailed again on November 30, and encountered heavy gales, in which several sheep and goats died. 🔊
  • 15. He owned eleven square leagues of land, four thousand two hundred cattle, two thousand horses, and about as many sheep. 🔊
  • 16. He wondered which of those silly-looking sheep, gazing in open-mouthed expectation, were to be the victims of the old Indian curse. 🔊
  • 17. Thus did he who was before a haughty tyrant become a humble sheep of the flock of the Church, and a faithful vassal of the kings of Castilla. 🔊
  • 18. They were a brave, hardy race of men, but of course there were some black sheep among them like La Certe. 🔊
  • 19. I have wondered that some of my comrades did not recognize in me the stray sheep that was cried; but they were all, no doubt, occupied by their own concerns. 🔊
  • 20. Forth flock the impatient sheep, and as their stream issues through the narrow exit, Klaas Stuurmann numbers them head by head. 🔊
  • 21. Sum tyme be changing noe thing; as, a sheep, a thousand sheep; a horse, an hundred horse; a noute, ten noute. 🔊
  • 22. As soon as the play was over the showman went into the kitchen where a fine sheep, preparing for his supper, was turning slowly on the spit in front of the fire. 🔊
  • 23. The great blanket of frowning black had broken, and a myriad of small clouds were flying across the face of the moon like a flock of frightened sheep. 🔊
  • 24. Some of these camels have been twenty days on the voyage, and during this time have been crowded together like sheep in a pen, with next to nothing either to eat or drink during the whole time. 🔊
  • 25. In the foreground two sheep are lying down; in the middle distance a brown sheep is standing near a portion of a house; and in the background are a shepherd with his dog and some browsing sheep. 🔊
  • 26. In the foreground two sheep are lying down; in the middle distance a brown sheep is standing near a portion of a house; and in the background are a shepherd with his dog and some browsing sheep. 🔊
  • 27. When the bill was presented it frightened him, but the proprietor, on being summoned, said that as such an extraordinary joint had been asked for, he had been compelled to buy a whole sheep to supply it. 🔊
  • 28. There the Bishop has fifteen villeins and four bordars and three serfs and three cows and twenty sheep and sixty acres of underwood and forty acres of pasture. 🔊
  • 29. We opened the hatches, and brought part of them on deck, but it was of no use, they died like rotten sheep, and we tossed overboard about thirty a day. 🔊
  • 30. The ascent was hampered by coming upon a tribe of Ilyats on the move, who at times blocked up the pass with their innumerable sheep and goats and their herds of cattle. 🔊
  • 31. You have netted the leaders--you will goad the leaderless sheep to leap after them. 🔊
  • 32. Of those who hear it, the superstitious natives huddle together, and trembling in every limb, too scared even to bolt, stand bunched like a flock of bewildered sheep. 🔊
  • 33. Carew tells us that there were few sheep in Cornwall in his days, and that those there were had little bodies and fleeces so coarse that their wool went by the name of Cornish hair. 🔊
  • 34. The mountaineers are quick to revenge themselves; they carry off Kurdish sheep, and savage warfare and a life under arms are the normal condition of the Ashirets. 🔊
  • 35. Clad in homespun--wool from his own sheep, boots from the hide of his own cows and calves. 🔊
  • 36. There was little sign of life--a few sheep, perhaps, a few ostriches, and a very occasional farm. 🔊
  • 37. The latter two items were, however, by no means immaculate, since he had, as a special favour to the mate, brought off certain sheep and goats in his despatch-boat, as well as a camel tied astern of it. 🔊
  • 38. On nights like this the huddled sheep -- I never saw a night so fair. 🔊
  • 39. But I will only say to the Christian pastor who is content with feeding his few sheep in a wilderness, that I came not as a ravenous wolf to steal his favourite lamb. 🔊
  • 40. They were like sheep in a pasture; and out some fifty rods from the shore was a great moose, helpin' himself to the eatables that grew there. 🔊
  • 41. After the half-day in which he was permitted to make due preparations, lay in store of provisions, and purchase a few sheep and hens, hither came David Claridge. 🔊
  • 42. A few sheep were, of course, kept to provide wool, but these were herded by farmers' boys in the orchards. 🔊
  • 43. Now Drangey was an island whose cliffs rose sheer up from the sea; there was good pasturage on it, and many sheep and cattle, owned by about twenty men, who amongst them held the island in shares. 🔊
  • 44. The Spaniards thereupon made frequent forays, and on one occasion the starving soldiers joyfully secured two thousand Peruvian sheep, which saved them from hunger for a time. 🔊
  • 45. Now the Babylonians had an idol called Bel: and there were spent upon him every day, twelve great measures of fine flour, and forty sheep, and sixty vessels of wine. 🔊
  • 46. Cloete looks round at the men like a lot of huddled sheep and thinks to himself: They won't stay. . . 🔊
  • 47. No, I'm not exactly scared, dearie--who'd be afraid of old trained sheep like them? 🔊
  • 48. A flock of phantom sheep on the main road 🔊
  • 49. In another month this army, at Bull Run, gained a complete victory over the Northern invaders, who were driven back across the Potomac like herds of frightened sheep. 🔊
  • 50. Baa, baa, black sheep, 🔊

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