Sports fans turned their attention to baseball and the question of whether babe Ruth could break his home run record.
One afternoon, with [babe] Dahlgren near him in the dugout, a photographer asked Lou if he could take a photo of the two of them.
According to Lazenby, Jordan experienced a complete 180 when he transitioned from Little League to babe Ruth baseball.
But they all asked the same question: “What makes babe likable?”
babe Ruth, meanwhile, began knocking balls out of parks as if hitting tee shots at a driving range.
But, to her babe, the young mother was passionate at times in her loving demonstrations.
He is after the secretary Stangerson, who had no more to do with the crime than the babe unborn.
Some crocodile or hippopotamus crawling through the rushes might craunch the babe.
Since then I have been in my bed, with no power more than has a babe of the cradle.
Its a shame that Amys mother treats her as if she were a babe.
late 14c., short for baban (early 13c.), which probably is imitative of baby talk (cf. babble), however in many languages the cognate word means "old woman" (cf. Russian babushka "grandmother," from baba "peasant woman").
Crist crid in cradil, "moder, baba!" [John Audelay, c.1426]Now mostly superseded by its diminutive form baby. Used figuratively for "a childish person" from 1520s. Meaning "attractive young woman" is 1915, college slang. Babe in the woods is from 1795.
fem. proper name, biblical ancestor of David, from Hebrew Ruth, probably a contraction of reuth "companion, friend, fellow woman."
"sorrow for the misery of another; repentance, regret," c.1200, ruthe, from Old Norse hryggð "ruth, sorrow," from hryggr "sorrowful, grieved" (see rue (v.)) + Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)). Or else formed in English from reuwen "to rue" on the model of true/truth, etc. The Old English word was rue (n.2).
The great-grandmother of King David, known for her kindness and faithfulness. Not an Israelite herself, she married an Israelite who had come to her country with his family. Ruth's husband died, and her mother-in-law, Naomi, set out to return to the country of the Israelites. Ruth insisted on accompanying Naomi, saying, “ Whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge.” In the country of the Israelites, Ruth married Boaz, a rich relative of her dead husband; Boaz had been attracted to Ruth by her generosity. Her story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.