keb

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See also: Keb and k’eb

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

keb (plural kebs)

  1. a ewe that has cast her lamb or failed to rear it
  2. a still-born or premature lamb
  3. a miscarriage in one's affairs, a plan which fails to work

Verb[edit]

keb (third-person singular present kebs, present participle kebbin, past kebbit, past participle kebbit)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) Of an ewe: to cast a lamb prematurely, to give birth to a dead lamb.