Wise enough not to clutch it with his bare hands, bubs came running with it held in a leaf.
When you and bubs and Evelyn were up in those old buildings.
bubs mother would give her a big pat, with a bunch of grapes stamped on it.
Against that maddening silence, however, bubs presently had a helpful and unprompted suggestion: "Hey, Pop!"
After supper, as father and I were passing the Ridlets, we heard bubs howls.
I would hear bubs story through before giving him such a whipping.
familiar address for males, 1839, perhaps a variation of bud "a little boy" (1848), American English colloquial; perhaps from German bube "boy," or from English brother.
A woman's breasts; boob2 (1900s+)
A man; fellow; brother; guy •Used in direct address, with a slightly insulting intent: Okay, bub, get the hell outta my way
[1830s+; fr bubba fr brother]