babelike

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj babelike like a baby especially in dependence "babelike innocence and dependence"
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Usage

In literature:

He now hung babelike to the youth's arm.
"The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane
He now hung babelike to the youth's arm.
"The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane
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In poetry:

Pray for him, my blood's dear fountain,
While he sleeps, and watch his yawn
In that wakening babelike moment,
Sweeter to my thought than dawn! -
"A Preaching From A Spanish Ballad" by George Meredith