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[ba-bet] /bæˈbɛt/
a female given name, form of Barbara. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Babette luckily met one of the gardeners who opened the door of the barn and freed the captives.

  • “And you must not come in, Mr Vanslyperken,” replied Babette, pushing him back.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • Here Babette appeared with the young lady's lunch, and Miss Rose sat down to it promptly.

  • He examined it, and, to his horror, found that it had been beaten out by the broom of Babette.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • Count Karl patted his head; then he lifted Babette from his horse, and led her by the hand into the Castle.

  • Babette was a very fine maid and he should like to see her again.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • The vast crowd of people stopped to look at it, Rudy and Babette also gazed upon its grandeur.

    The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. Hans Christian Andersen
  • Babette walked into the room, caught the eye of the mistress, and winked and smiled.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • The sweet little mouth was not still a minute; everything that Babette said, sounded to Rudy of great importance.

    The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. Hans Christian Andersen
  • "And Gus," added Babette jealously, finding her voice to defend her lover.

    Joyce's Investments Fannie E. Newberry

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