Pronunciation: (lam),[key] —n. 1. a young sheep.
2. the meat of a young sheep.
3. a person who is gentle, meek, innocent, etc.: Their little daughter is such a lamb. 4. a person who is easily cheated or outsmarted, esp. an inexperienced speculator.
5. the Lamb,Christ.
—v.i. to give birth to a lamb.
Pronunciation: (lam),[key] —n. 1. Charles(“Elia”), 1775–1834, English essayist and critic.
2. Harold A., 1892–1962, U.S. novelist.
3. Mary Ann, 1764–1847, English author who wrote in collaboration with her brother Charles Lamb.
4. William,2nd Viscount Melbourne, 1779–1848, English statesman: prime minister 1834, 1835–41.
5. Willis E(ugene),Jr., born 1913, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1955.