boobs "breasts," 1929, U.S. slang, probably from much older term boobies (late 17c.), related to 17c. bubby, perhaps ultimately from L. puppa, lit. "little girl," hence, in child-talk, "breast," or a natural formation in English (Cf. Fr. poupe "teat," Ger. dial. Bubbi, etc.).

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