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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baby  \Ba"by\  (b[=a]"b[y^]),  n.;  pl  {Babies}  (-b[i^]z).  [Dim.  of 
  babe] 
  An  infant  or  young  child  of  either  sex;  a  babe. 
 
  2.  A  small  image  of  an  infant;  a  doll. 
 
  {Babies  in  the  eyes},  the  minute  reflection  which  one  sees  of 
  one's  self  in  the  eyes  of  another. 
 
  She  clung  about  his  neck,  gave  him  ten  kisses,  Toyed 
  with  his  locks,  looked  babies  in  his  eyes. 
  --Heywood. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baby  \Ba"by\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  an  infant;  young  or  little;  as 
  baby  swans.  ``Baby  figure''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baby  \Ba"by\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Babied}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.{Babying}.] 
  To  treat  like  a  young  child;  to  keep  dependent;  to  humor;  to 
  fondle.  --Young. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baby 
  adj  1:  being  or  befitting  or  characteristic  of  an  infant;  "baby 
  rabbits"  [syn:  {baby(a)},  {infant(a)},  {infantile}] 
  2:  (of  crops)  harvested  at  an  early  stage  of  development; 
  before  complete  maturity;  "baby  carrots";  "new  potatoes"; 
  "young  corn"  [syn:  {new},  {young}] 
  n  1:  a  very  young  child  (birth  to  1  year)  who  has  not  yet  begun 
  to  walk  or  talk;  "isn't  she  too  young  to  have  a  baby?" 
  [syn:  {babe},  {infant}] 
  2:  (slang)  sometimes  used  as  a  term  of  address  for  attractive 
  young  women  [syn:  {sister}] 
  3:  a  very  young  mammal:  "baby  rabbits" 
  4:  the  youngest  member  of  a  group  (not  necessarily  young);  "the 
  baby  of  the  family";  "the  baby  of  the  Supreme  Court" 
  5:  an  immature  childish  person;  "he  remained  a  child  in 
  practical  matters  as  long  as  he  lived";  "stop  being  a 
  baby!"  [syn:  {child}] 
  6:  a  project  of  personal  concern  to  someone  "this  project  is 
  his  baby" 
  v  :  treat  with  excessive  indulgence;  "grandparents  often  pamper 
  the  children";  "Let's  not  mollycoddle  our  students!" 
  [syn:  {pamper},  {featherbed},  {cosset},  {cocker},  {coddle}, 
  {mollycoddle},  {spoil},  {indulge}] 




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