It is foolish, Mademoiselle, to connect bubu with the werwolf, and she shrugged her plump shoulders.
She would have nothing of the idea that bubu was the basis of the countryside superstition.
Eu bub (of bu) make a noise; Dak -bu make a noise, bubu noisy.
Soon the “bubu” calls to work once more, and the natives come creeping out of their huts, away from their ever-burning fires.
Suddenly, at night, a dismal cry is heard in the woods, which the boys are told is the bubu calling for them.
It drew him out of the garden, across the Channel and into the society of bubu le Vainqueur.
Whether desperation drove him occasionally to bubu le Vainqueur and his friends I do not know.