There are parks filled with men pushing strollers and coffee shops where fathers meet their friends, babes in arms.
They were often based on nursery rhymes, like The Death & Burial of Cock Robin or The babes in the Wood.
When the sons of God came to earth, they came with one thing in mind: babes.
Pamela Redmond Satran is the author of four novels about New Jersey housewives, including Suburbanistas and babes in Captivity.
The “babes in bikinis” include Chrissy Teigen, Hannah Davis, Ariel Meredith, Jessica Gomes, and Christie Brinkley.
At the first morning meal a hubbub took place among mothers with babes.
Devote, then, ye mothers of Israel, devote your babes to piety and God!
In my country the folk often feed their babes on goat's milk, and I would like well to taste goat's milk cheese again.
Oh ho, I think they're out lookin' for the babes in the woods!
Tyrants sought to kill all of these gods when they were babes.
late 14c., short for baban (early 13c.), which probably is imitative of baby talk (cf. babble), however in many languages the cognate word means "old woman" (cf. Russian babushka "grandmother," from baba "peasant woman").
Crist crid in cradil, "moder, baba!" [John Audelay, c.1426]Now mostly superseded by its diminutive form baby. Used figuratively for "a childish person" from 1520s. Meaning "attractive young woman" is 1915, college slang. Babe in the woods is from 1795.
used of children generally (Matt. 11:25; 21:16; Luke 10:21; Rom. 2:20). It is used also of those who are weak in Christian faith and knowledge (1 Cor. 3:1; Heb. 5:13; 1 Pet. 2:2). In Isa. 3:4 the word "babes" refers to a succession of weak and wicked princes who reigned over Judah from the death of Josiah downward to the destruction of Jerusalem.