babe

Part of speech: noun

An infant; baby.

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Usage examples "babe":

  1. Phobar somehow felt that the thing was talking to him as he would to a new- born babe. - "Raiders of the Universes", Donald Wandrei.
  2. Take, in brief, the substance of the story:- Once on a time, a king and queen made themselves very unhappy because they had no heir to their throne; and they prayed for one; and lo, on some bright summer morning, the queen, waking from sleep, saw a cradle beside her bed, and in the cradle a beautiful sleeping babe. - "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. The babe was sent to a parish- nurse, and afterwards to this woman, who did not seem much better; but what was to be expected from such a close bargain? - "Maria The Wrongs of Woman", Mary Wollstonecraft.