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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Babes in the Wood.
 
(1) Simple trustful folks, never suspicious, and easily gulled.   1
   (2) Insurrectionary hordes that infested the mountains of Wicklow and the woods of Enniscorthy towards the close of the eighteenth century. (See CHILDREN.)   2
   (3) Men in the stocks or in the pillory.   3
 


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