as a lamb to the slaughter

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as a lamb to the slaughter

  1. Alternative form of like a lamb to the slaughter
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Isaiah 53:7::
      He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.