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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 following the Second World War.

left holding the baby left with sole (and unwelcome) responsibility for something.

See also don't throw the baby out with the bathwater.

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