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 for Lamb of God
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lamb \Lamb\, n. [AS. lamb; akin to D. & Dan. lam, G. & Sw. lamm,
     OS., Goth., & Icel. lamb.]
     1. (Zool.) The young of the sheep.
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     2. Any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb.
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     3. A simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock
        Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized.
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     Lamb of God, The Lamb (Script.), the Jesus Christ, in
        allusion to the paschal lamb.
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              The twelve apostles of the Lamb.      --Rev. xxi.
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              Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of
              the world.                            --John i. 29.
  
     Lamb's lettuce (Bot.), an annual plant with small obovate
        leaves ({Valerianella olitoria), often used as a salad;
        corn salad. [Written also lamb lettuce.]
  
     Lamb's tongue, a carpenter's plane with a deep narrow bit,
        for making curved grooves. --Knight.
  
     Lamb's wool.
        (a) The wool of a lamb.
        (b) Ale mixed with the pulp of roasted apples; -- probably
            from the resemblance of the pulp of roasted apples to
            lamb's wool. [Obs.] --Goldsmith.
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