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SHEEP. A wether more than a year old. 4 Car. & Payne, 216; 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 331, S. C.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Gemma Dunn rounds up the gadgets promising to increase your zeds INTO THE BLUE Sound Oasis GLO to SLEEP Deluxe Sleep Mask, PS32.90, If counting sheep isn't doing the trick, give one of these nifty masks a shot.
Now, counting sheep to get to sleep is one thing, but this could keep you awake and neighing in equine nirvana all night!
I wonder if he, like me, remembers such numbers as the shepherds' song with the chorus, 'Counting sheep, counting sheep, what a way to go to sleep, when we count the blooming things all day'.
COUNTING SHEEP Well, a Welsh baby might have less trouble sleeping if there is a flock of the fluffy animals leaping about the room.
Avoid alcohol or caffeine - which can disrupt sleep and cause dehydration - a few hours before you plan to start counting sheep.
BERLIN -- Sally Barker, who started Counting Sheep Antiques as a hobby in her 1867 farmhouse, recently renovated the barn that has been home to the business since 2012.
London, October 22 ( ANI ): Even as Chantelle Houghton continues to have sleepless nights amid the breakdown of her relationship wit Alex Reid, her baby daughter Dolly is having no problem counting sheep.
Start with Neutrogena Naturals Fresh Cleansing + Makeup Remover ($8, drugstores), then simply rinse and apply moisturizer before counting sheep.
Who first thought of counting sheep? Do sheep sleep?
If you''re having trouble nodding off, and counting sheep and lullabies aren''t quite having the desired effect, let us show you a pick of six gadgets designed to help you doze off, achieve a deeper sleep and have yourself in peak condition when the alarm bell rings.
Counting sheep, the scientists suggested, may simply be too boring to do for very long, while images of a soothing shoreline ...