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ewe

(yo͞o)
n.
A female sheep, especially when full grown.
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"Thus, then, did we wait in great fear of mind till morning came, but when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared, the male sheep hurried out to feed, while the ewes remained bleating about the pens waiting to be milked, for their udders were full to bursting; but their master in spite of all his pain felt the backs of all the sheep as they stood upright, without being sharp enough to find out that the men were underneath their bellies.
You are not wont to let the ewes go before you, but lead the mob with a run whether to flowery mead or bubbling fountain, and are the first to come home again at night; but now you lag last of all.
So saying, he dashed into the midst of the squadron of ewes, and began spearing them with as much spirit and intrepidity as if he were transfixing mortal enemies in earnest.
Ewe lambs: Best of the entries was the champion pen from DW & CF Morris, selling for PS128/hd.
Ewe - 1 and 3 W Ramsay & Sons; 2 Colin McClymont.
Ewe's is the first such case since the landmark City Harvest Church ruling last year, which clarified that the offence of criminal breach of trust as an agent applies only to people who make a living by offering services as agents.
Very much a hobby, this year, I have 22 ewes that are in lamb and they started lambing about three weeks ago.
SOCAR may complete the purchase of EWE's Turkish assets in the first quarter of 2019.
UNITED AUCTIONS Thursday, December 27 UA sold 5242 prime sheep comprising of 3815 prime lambs selling to an average of 201.77p pkg and 1428 ewes and rams.
Observing ewe and lamb behaviour immediately after birth is not practical in an extensive grazing situation, where ewes may flee on approach of the observer prior to formation of an adequate bond.
Recently, a social media posting on WhatsApp had someone speaking in impeccable Ewe urging all adult Ewes to start saving some money to purchase sufficient stock of food and also to buy arms and ammunition.