Child's word for a sheep or lamb.
ETYM as. lamb; akin to Dutch and Dan. lam, German and Swed. lamm, os., Goth., and Icel. lamb.
1. Young sheep.
2. The flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food.
3. A sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child); SYN. dear.
4. A person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters).