white sheep


Definition of white sheep

1 : dall sheep
2 : a normal well-behaved individual among a group of discreditable individuals — compare black sheep

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First Known Use of white sheep

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“White sheep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20sheep. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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