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Woman—Thou beest a sound sleeper—Wake up, and see to thy bairn, and I will gie thee both a good breakfast.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
If onything is wrang wi' your bairn when it is born I'll never forgi'e' mysel' for lettin' you look at this business at a'.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
I speired at 'im what he meant by terrifyin' a bairn, but he didna say naething.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
He raised his heid when he heard me tellin' the bairn no to tear my wrapper.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
"Jamie was richt like Joey when he was a bairn," Hendry said.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
A bairn's no the same to him, but a fell bit o' me was buried in my laddie's grave.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
At others students stared out at the bairn, not in the least comprehending this wild crying.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
Weariful and wae, how thankfully would I have rested beside him for ever; but then there was the bairn to claim my care.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ARTVARIOUS
He had been regarding with interest a shackled-kneed varlet holding a halberd in his arms as if it had been a fractious bairn.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
That my father had a lass-bairn o' 's ain shawed mair nor onything the trust your father pat in 'im!
HEATHER AND SNOWGEORGE MACDONALD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO BAIRN

  • babes
  • bairns
  • bambinos
  • bantlings
  • bundles
  • children
  • kids
  • little ones
  • neonates
  • newborns
  • small childs
  • sucklings
  • toddlers
  • tots
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