Origin of babushka
Examples from the Web for babushka
“Take me back, Babushka,” I could hear his shaken voice imploring.The Prairie Mother|Arthur Stringer
“I will pay you for it, babushka,” he said to the old woman.Where Love Is There God Is Also|Lyof N. Tolstoi
She's called Matushkin, because my babushka is no babushka to her, but is her matushka.
Alexandra Ivanovna shuddered, and asked: "Babushka, at whom are you cawing?"
She moved closer to the old woman, and said affably: "Babushka Stepanida, there is something I have been wanting to ask you."