a babe in arms

Definition of a babe in arms

  1. :  a baby who is too young to walk and has to be held :  an infant <I've known her since she was a babe in arms.>

Word by Word Definitions

babeplay
  1. :  infant, baby

    :  girl, woman

    :  a person and especially a young woman who is sexually attractive

armplay arms
  1. :  a human upper limb

    :  the part between the shoulder and the wrist

    :  something like or corresponding to an arm: such as

  1. :  to furnish or equip with weapons

    :  to furnish with something that strengthens or protects

    :  to equip or ready for action or operation

  1. :  a means (such as a weapon) of offense or defense

    :  firearm

    :  a combat branch (as of an army)


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