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Origin of babu
usage note for babu
Words nearby babu
Example sentences from the Web for babu
On the other hand, he would not press drink upon a Babu were he never so friendly, nor would he invite him to meat.
The Babu advanced loftily; his back out of all keeping with his deferential speech, or his wink towards Kim.
The Babu explained to us that a little boy was pulling the bell rope from the roof.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Meeting Surendra Nath, and learning from him that a fight was imminent, he had pushed on with all speed, the Babu leading the way.In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
Those Sahibs, who cannot speak our talk, or the Babu, who for his own ends gave us money?