For the KoD – Poppet is indeed a term of endearment as I told you. When I call the little one Poppet I am not calling him a PUPPET. From the Cambridge online dictionary.

Poppet – noun

Definition: a person, especially a child, that you like or love

[as form of address] Come on, poppet, it’s time for bed.
Oh, Becky’s a real poppet – such a sweet girl.
(Definition of poppet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary)

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  1. lady lock and load says:

    thanks for explaining, mummikins!

  2. Mark says:

    It’s a rather archaic usage of the word -


    a term of affection for a small child or sweetheart

  3. sheldan says:

    Awww, ain’t that cute! :-)

  4. rubyv says:

    I have always found it cute

  5. Z! says:

    it always reminds me of oliver twist.

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