Babes in the Wood


Babes in the Wood
Babes in the Wood
an old story for children about a young brother and sister who are left in the woods by their evil uncle, who wants to get control of their property

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • babes in the wood — ˌbabes in the ˈwood 7 [babes in the wood] noun plural innocent people who are easily tricked or harmed From a children s story about a boy and a girl who are left alone in a wood where they die and a bird covers them with leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Babes in the Wood — This article is about the children s tale. For other uses, see Babes in the Wood (disambiguation). Colour plates from Randolph Caldecott s book of the rhyme The parents …   Wikipedia

  • BABES IN THE WOOD —    Irish banditti who infested the Wicklow Mountains in the 18th century, and were guilty of the greatest atrocities.    See CHILDREN OF THE WOOD …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Babes in the Wood — a traditional story about a boy and girl who go to live with their wicked uncle after their father dies. He pays two men to kill them, so that he can steal their property. However, one of the men feels sorry for the children, so he kills his… …   Universalium

  • Babes in the Wood — simple trusting gullible folks who are never suspicious and easily fooled; rebellious crowds which overran the mountains of Wicklow and the woods of Enniscorthy towards the end of the eighteenth century …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Babes in the Wood (disambiguation) — Babes in the Wood could refer to:*Babes in the Wood, the traditional children s tale *Babes in the Wood (TV series), a British sitcom from 1998 to 1999 *Babes in the Wood (story), a story by Michael Arlen *Babes in the Wood (play), a play by… …   Wikipedia

  • Babes in the Wood murders — The Babes in the Wood murders is a name which has been used in the media to refer to several child murder cases in which the bodies of multiple victims were found concealed in woodland. Babes in the Wood , also known as Children of the Wood , is… …   Wikipedia

  • Babes in the Wood (TV series) — infobox television show name = Babes in the Wood caption = Opening titles of Babes in the Wood genre = Sitcom runtime = 14x30 minutes 1x45 minutes creator = starring = Karl Howman Denise van Outen Natalie Walter Samantha Janus Madeleine Curtis… …   Wikipedia

  • The Babes in the Wood — This article is about the Ruth Rendell novel. For other uses, see Babes in the Wood (disambiguation). infobox Book | name = The Babes in the Wood title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Ruth Rendell cover artist =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Patton Brothers — The Patton Brothers, Jimmy and Brian, are the two elder brothers of Paul and Barry Chuckle, The Chuckle Brothers. They began their career as a double act in 1954, and their father was comedian, Gene Patton.They have starred in many a pantomime in …   Wikipedia


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