Flanders baby

Flan·​ders baby | \ ˈflan|də(r)z-, ˈflaan|, ˈflȧn| \

Definition of Flanders baby

: a wooden doll produced in the Netherlands and popular in England in the 18th and 19th centuries

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First Known Use of Flanders baby

1782, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Flanders baby

Flanders, region in western Belgium and the adjacent part of northern France + English baby

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“Flanders baby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flanders%20baby. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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