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  • noun Plural form of baubee.


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  • It is the story of the Scotsman who had saved sufficient baubees to take a long expected trip to London.

    Canada's War in the Air

  • The knowledge of his wealth brought to McKaye a goodly measure of happiness -- not because he was of Scottish ancestry and had inherited a love for his baubees, but because he was descended from a fierce, proud Scottish clan and wealth spelled independence to him and his.

    Kindred of the Dust

  • "Catriona," said I, "I believe you have yet a shilling and three baubees?"

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • "That's no an ill w'y o 'getherin' the baubees," said Peter, seeing how the incomers paid their money.

    The Marquis of Lossie

  • 'We can gang to a' the markets thegither and gaither baubees (halfpence). '

    Robert Falconer

  • The boys huzzaed, the Doctor flung them penny-pieces, and the mistress baubees.

    The Ayrshire Legatees, or, the Pringle family

  • And I will remind you this once again that I have but one shilling, and three baubees. "

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.


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