babe in arms
An infant, as in She's been a family friend since I was a babe in arms. Although the word “babe” for baby has been used since the 1300s, this phrase describing a child too young to walk (and hence having to be carried) dates only from about 1900.
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There are parks filled with men pushing strollers and coffee shops where fathers meet their friends, babes in arms.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
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He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.