noun, Chiefly British.
an enclosure for sheep.
a pen or enclosure for sheep
a strong fenced enclosure for the protection of the sheep gathered within it (Num. 32:24; 1 Chr. 17:7; Ps. 50:9; 78:70). In John 10:16 the Authorized Version renders by “fold” two distinct Greek words, aule and poimne, the latter of which properly means a “flock,” and is so rendered in the Revised Version. (See also Matt. 26:31; Luke 2:8; 1 Cor. 9:7.) (See FOLD.)
one of the gates of Jerusalem mentioned by Nehemiah (3:1, 32; 12:39). It was in the eastern wall of the city.
noun, plural (especially collectively) sheephead (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sheepheads. 1. a large California food fish, Semicossyphus pulcher, of the wrasse family.
noun 1. shepherd (def 1).
adjective 1. embarrassed or bashful, as by having done something wrong or foolish. 2. like sheep, as in meekness, docility, etc. adjective 1. abashed or embarrassed, esp through looking foolish or being in the wrong 2. resembling a sheep in timidity or lack of initiative