baby


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baby

noun bairn, changeling, child, fledgling, infant, juvenile, kid, minor, toddler, young innocent, youngling
Associated concepts: abortion, adoption, baby act, illegitimacy
References in classic literature ?
The bell is rung and somebody sent to tell nurse to bring baby down.
She has been that built up and happy, longing for that baby, and planning for it.
Then without interruption you will be able to witness the death of the baby.
You're so used to a house without a baby you don't know how dull it is," sighed Rebecca resignedly, as she moved towards the door; "but at the farm there was always a nice fresh one to play with and cuddle.
Alexey Alexandrovitch stroked his son's hair, answered the governess's inquiries about his wife, and asked what the doctor had said of the baby.
The inexhaustible baby was two or three months old, when Bella began to notice a cloud upon her husband's brow.
While she was trying to fix on one, the cook took the cauldron of soup off the fire, and at once set to work throwing everything within her reach at the Duchess and the baby --the fire-irons came first; then followed a shower of saucepans, plates, and dishes.
If she tried to be cheerful, to dismiss all care, to take pleasure in the daylight, the flowers, the baby, she could only be this idea to them--"Ah, she bears it very well.
Give me your fork, Mum, and take the baby," said Flopson.
That's when you give a woman a sum down to look after a baby.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
As the day was pleasant, Madame Valmonde drove over to L'Abri to see Desiree and the baby.