lambing

lambing
n. act of giving birth to a lamb or lambs (regarding a ewe); act of looking after ewes that are lambing (regarding shepherd or farmer) læm n. young sheep; meat of a young sheep; naive and innocent person; gullible person, person who is easily fooled v. give birth to a lamb, give birth to lambs

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