a low North American shrub, Kalmia angustifolia, of the heath family, having oblong leaves poisonous to grazing animals.
noun (functioning as pl) 1. (informal) people who tend to follow the majority in matters of opinion, taste, etc
noun, plural sheep. 1. any of numerous ruminant mammals of the genus Ovis, of the family Bovidae, closely related to the goats, especially O. aries, bred in a number of domesticated varieties. 2. leather made from the skin of these animals. 3. a meek, unimaginative, or easily led person. Idioms 4. separate the sheep from […]
noun, plural sheepmen [sheep-muh n, -men] /ˈʃip mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. a person engaged in the tending or breeding of sheep, especially the owner of a sheep ranch. 2. a shepherd.
occurs only in John 5:2 (marg., also R.V., “sheep-gate”). The word so rendered is an adjective, and it is uncertain whether the noun to be supplied should be “gate” or, following the Vulgate Version, “pool.”