A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Babe, Baib, n. [Var. of Barb n., corresponding to ME. babe (Gower).] A babe, baby. Lynd. Mon. 2339 (one bony babe vpone hir kne).
Q. Kennedy Tractive 151 (ane bairne and ane babe).
Rolland Seven S. 313/5 (quhair the twa babis lay sleipand).
Winȝet I. 7/29 (ȝour babis, brether, or vtheris frendis).
c 1570 Lennox Mun. 276 (ane ymage of the babe Iesus).
Dunb. lxxv. 44 M (my bony baib; B. bab).

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