Definition of like a lamb to the slaughter
- He walked into the meeting like a lamb to the slaughter.
: a young sheep
: the young of various animals (such as the smaller antelopes) other than sheep
: a gentle or weak person
: to bring forth a lamb
: to bring forth (a lamb)
: to tend (ewes) at lambing time
: the act of killing
: killing of great numbers of human beings (as in battle or a massacre) : carnage
: to kill (animals) for food : butcher
: to kill in a bloody or violent manner : slay
: to kill in large numbers : massacre
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