“Now you kin come out, dearie,” said Lilly, turning to the coffee-hole on recovering composure.
"Well, dearie, you seem to be feeling pretty good," he said.
Honey crossed to dearie, put her head on his shoulder, and began to cry softly.
She began: "'Ave you got to sit there the 'ole of the afternoon, dearie?"
He has come for food, dearie, but I cannot make him understand that we have nothing.
But, dearie, it wouldn't make her any happier to see you so somber.
Oh, it ain't nothing, dearie; just a bit of the trembles, and to prove to old Hannah that she is getting on in years.
If the work is too heavy, dearie, you must choose some one to help you.
Go back to the house, Miss Pixie, dearie, and tell the mistress the new habit is as good as paid for.
You can fake up something, dearie, if you're afraid to tell the truth.
Dear person; cherished one •A somewhat vulgar term of address used chiefly by women: If you wore it you can't return it, dearie (1888+)