EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

lamb +‎ -kin

NounEdit

lambkin ‎(plural lambkins)

  1. A young lamb, a very young sheep.
  2. A term of endearment.
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, page 28:
      She has no real cognisance, dear lambkin, of anything at all.
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