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1rare Babyhood. Compare "babeship". Now rare.
2With preceding possessive adjective: a mock title of respect given to a baby, especially one considered to be excessively pampered.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Minsheu (c1559–1627), lexicographer. From baby + -ship.
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