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1) babu. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Used as a Hindi courtesy title for a man, equivalent to Mr. 2a. A Hindu clerk who is literate in English. b. Offensive A native of India who has acquired some superficial...

2) baboo. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Variant of babu....

3) 553. Recorder. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...register; prothonotary; amanuensis, secretary, recording secretary, stenographer, scribe, babu [India], remembrancer, bookkeeper, custos rotulorum [L.], Master of...

4) 563. Neology. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...Haussa, Volapük, Esperanto, Ido. JARGON, dog Latin, gibberish; confusion of tongues, Babel; babu English, chi-chi [Anglo-India]. colloquialism (figure of speech)...

5) V. Interlude: On Jargon. Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur. 1916. On the Art of Writing
...(or, to use his own word, arresting) the pigment, the happier is his soul. Like the Babu he is trying all the while to embellish our poor language, to make it more...

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