Usage examples for baa

  1. Having apparently studied out its mechanism, he pulled its head and it baa- ed. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis
  2. And it was the baby's letter to Santa Claus and the baa sheep that did it all, with the able assistance of the Captain and the Sergeant. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis
  3. If I'd fore- seed how Transports vould turn out To only Baa! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  4. Then the man in his anger caught up a piece of wood and struck the ram on the head, but the poor ram only uttered a feeble baa! – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  5. He was sad and melancholy, and would not eat, and went every morning and every evening to the river, and there wandered about the banks, and cried, " Baa, baa," and was answered by the sighing of the wind in the long reeds. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  6. They kept quiet, and then through the air came the sound: " Baa- a- a- a- a!" – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  7. A faint " baa" told what it was. – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  8. Baa, baa, black sheep." – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  9. But though it baa- a ever so loudly, it is not for her. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis
  10. John privately informed his friend that any fellow of twelve- and he must be that if he wasn't thirteen- who would wear a white collar and velvet rig- up like that to school must be a baa- lamb, and ought to stay home and sit on his mother's knee. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  11. The whole world seemed to be filled with a vast baa- ing, as of countless flocks. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  12. I never shall forgit it, for I was hankerin' after baby, and dreadful worried about the others, all bein' croupy, and Florindy with no more idee of nussin' than a baa lamb. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  13. Then there are the unfamiliar noises outside,- the cackling of the ducks, the baa- ing of the sheep, the grunting of the pigs,- possibly discussing the novelty of their position. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  14. The bark of a distant dog or the baa of a waking sheep was the only sound. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  15. The little lamb, three days old, was brought out for my amusement, and doubtless pleased its mamma very much by showing off, and saying " baa," like a dutiful child! – Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California by Mary Evarts Anderson
  16. Dotty was very proud of her " baa, baa," and insisted upon putting it in her bathing tub every morning, and scrubbing it with her own hands. – Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple by Sophie May
  17. Hush- a- bye, a baa lamb, Hush- a- by a milk cow, You shall have a little stick To beat the naughty bow- wow. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  18. But to tease her openly was out of the question; so Gloriana received a double share of tormenting, which she bore with such uncomplaining fortitude that the boys forgot to be cautious, and one afternoon while Tabitha was in town on an errand, Mercedes came upon them as they were limping about the kitchen in an exaggerated fashion chanting with tuneless voices, Baa- baa, black sheep, have you any wool? – Tabitha's Vacation by Ruth Alberta Brown
  19. Baa, baa, black sheep, bow, wow, wow; goosey, goosey gander; see- saw, Mary Daw; chick- a- dee- dee, will you listen to me. – A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson
  20. Bang into the row of cowering slaves they ran, and the biggest black thing roared " baa," and the little one bleated " maa," right into Dromas' ear. – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins