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baby

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A very young child. In figurative use, one's baby is one's particular responsibility or concern.

baby boomer a person born during the temporary marked increase in the birth rate...

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birth

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Syn: parturition. Delivery of an infant capable of independent existence, an event that occurs naturally when the cervix is fully dilated, at which stage the uterine, abdominal, and pelvic...

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crépinette

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French;

small sausage-shaped cakes of minced meat wrapped in fat bacon or pig's caul.

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drown

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Drown one's sorrows forget one's problems by getting drunk.

like a drowned rat extremely wet and bedraggled.

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sillyhow

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Literally, ‘blessed cap’ or ‘lucky cap’; a term used in northern England for the caul.

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