“Now you kin come out, dearie,” said Lilly, turning to the coffee-hole on recovering composure.
Well, Miss Judy, well—anything to please you, dearie—it all depends.
Honey crossed to dearie, put her head on his shoulder, and began to cry softly.
"That's your great-grandfather, dearie, that I've told you about," she said patronizingly.
He has come for food, dearie, but I cannot make him understand that we have nothing.
"Let's go down, dearie, and hear the music," she said light heartedly.
Oh, it ain't nothing, dearie; just a bit of the trembles, and to prove to old Hannah that she is getting on in years.
Well, dearie,” he said cheerfully to his wife, “how do you like the prairie?
Go back to the house, Miss Pixie, dearie, and tell the mistress the new habit is as good as paid for.
"I am afraid you have been very dull, dearie," said she, reaching out her hand to me.
Dear person; cherished one •A somewhat vulgar term of address used chiefly by women: If you wore it you can't return it, dearie (1888+)