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1) Baa, baa, black sheep. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Baa, baa, black sheep The first line of a nursery rhyme: 1 Baa, baa, black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, Three bags full. 2...

2) baa. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: baaed, baaˇing, baas To make a bleating sound, as a sheep or goat. The bleat of a sheep or goat. Imitative....

3) 49183. Sexton, Anne. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:49183 QUOTATION:My husband sings Baa Baa black sheep and we pretendthat all's certain and good, that the marriage won't end. ATTRIBUTION:Anne Sexton (1928-1974),...

4) Animals (The cries of). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...hens cackle and cluck; horses neigh and whinny; hyenas laugh; jays chatter; kittens mew; lambs baa and bleat; larks sing; linnets chuckle in their call; lions roar;...

5) Maldives. The World Factbook. 2003
...(atholhu, singular and plural) and 1 other first-order administrative division*; Alifu, Baa, Dhaalu, Faafu, Gaafu Alifu, Gaafu Dhaalu, Gnaviyani, Haa Alifu, Haa Dhaalu,...

6) Act I. Scene I. The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...not thee: therefore thou art a sheep. Speed. Such another proof will make me cry baa. Pro. But, dost thou hear? gavest thou my letter to Julia? Speed. Ay, sir: I,...

7) Chapter 2. Lewis, Sinclair. 1922. Babbitt
...upstairs, Babbitt groaned to his wife: Nice family, I must say! I don t pretend to be any baa-lamb, and maybe I m a little cross-grained at breakfast sometimes, but...

8) Chapter 7. The Standard American Pronunciation. 1. General Characters. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...saw-soar-sore, stalk-stork, taut-taught-tort, father-farther, ah-are, ayah-ire, bah-bar-baa, taw-tore, raw-roar, more-maw, floor-flaw. [back] Note 16. The Question...

9) Chapter Eight. The Cat in Music. Van Vechten, Carl. 1922. The Tiger in the House
...left two elaborate choruses, one for sopranos, the other for contraltos, who are asked to baa like sheep and mou like oxen. Frederick Niecks 12 gives us several examples...

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