Bub



(used as an often insolent term of address) brother; buddy.
Historical Examples

The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine John Fox, Jr.
Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout Victor Appleton
Helping Himself Horatio Alger
The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Golden Days for Boys and Girls Various
The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
The Cabin on the Prairie C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
Blazed Trail Stories Stewart Edward White

noun
(US, informal) fellow; youngster: used as a form of address
(Austral & NZ, slang)

a baby
bubs grade, the first grade of schooling; nursery school

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