cradlesong


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cra·dle·song

 (krād′l-sông′, -sŏng′)
n.
A lullaby.

cradlesong

(ˈkreɪdəlˌsɒŋ)
n
(Music, other) another word for lullaby

lull•a•by

(ˈlʌl əˌbaɪ)

n., pl. -bies, n.
1. a song used to lull a child to sleep; cradlesong.
2. any lulling song.
v.t.
3. to lull with or as if with a lullaby.
[1550–60; lulla, lulla(y), interjection used in cradlesongs (late Middle English lullai, lulli) + -by, as in bye-bye]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cradlesong - a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleepcradlesong - a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
2.cradlesong - the act of singing a quiet song to lull a child to sleep
song, strain - the act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
Translations

cradlesong

[ˈkreɪdlsɒŋ] Ncanción f de cuna

cradlesong

[ˈkreɪdlˌsɒŋ] nninnananna
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