Origin of bawbee
Examples from the Web for bawbee
Because there's bonny braw air on the braes of Hampstead, and it costs but a bawbee to get intil it.
But 'twas all tatters at the bottom, not worth a bawbee to mine.Strangers at Lisconnel|Barlow Jane
Now that I am going the way of all flesh, I have gi'en you every bawbee I have.Winter Evening Tales|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
She seemed to me to have spent all her days behind a counter, smirking thankfulness to bawbee customers.The Ayrshire Legatees|John Galt
As for the wages they got, they were that sma', folks used to toss up a bawbee to see whether they wad keep a servant or a canary.Erchie|(AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro