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[ba-bet] /bæˈbɛt/
a female given name, form of Barbara. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A sharp knife, Babette, for these teal––a duck should be cut, not torn.

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede"

    H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
  • He examined it, and, to his horror, found that it had been beaten out by the broom of Babette.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • Babette was a very fine maid and he should like to see her again.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • Babette walked into the room, caught the eye of the mistress, and winked and smiled.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • Thirty-two years have I had this bed, wedded and single, Babette!

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • “And you must not come in, Mr Vanslyperken,” replied Babette, pushing him back.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • "And Gus," added Babette jealously, finding her voice to defend her lover.

    Joyce's Investments Fannie E. Newberry
  • As to Blaise and Babette the song says that their pangs of love were never-ending.

    Our Children

    Anatole France
  • "Babette is at Interlaken, many days' journey from hence," he said to himself.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen
  • "Perhaps you may be right," he rejoined, for he was thinking of Babette.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen

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