sheep noun

ADJ. hill | lost, stray the doleful cries of lost sheep

QUANT. flock, herd

VERB + SHEEP farm, keep, raise, rear My grandfather used to raise sheep in Wales. | tend | slaughter | shear | drive, herd, round up, shepherd The dogs herded the sheep into the pen.

SHEEP + VERB graze There were a lot of sheep grazing high up on the mountain. | bleat, (go) baa | lamb It's nearly the sheep's lambing time.

SHEEP + NOUN farm, station a 4,000-acre sheep station in New South Wales | farmer | farming, industry | dip | dog (also sheepdog) | flock | pasture | shearing

PHRASES a breed of sheep