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Proverbs containing the word Lamb

God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb

Here ‘tempers’ means ‘softens, makes less severe’, and ‘shorn’ means ‘with its wool cut off’. The proverb means that God treats... Read more →

As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb

In olden times a person found guilty of sheep-stealing was sentenced to death because stealing a lamb was as great a crime as stealing a sheep... Read more →