EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROON
And croon they did through the long crowded way to Covent Garden.
Then she began to croon to it, swinging it gently from side to side.
The croon of the old lady thrummed in his ears with endless repetition.
Wake, then, if you may not sleep, but only to watch the moon rising and hear the croon of the sea.
Sometimes there was a croon in the voice, sometimes a touch of decrepit anger.
She had one song of "the Savior" which she delighted to croon.
She picked up the whimpering cat and began to croon endearments.
“Just a bit cloor on the croon,” said the other in broad Lowland Scotch.
“You little son of a gun,” he crooned, and continued to croon, over and over.
Irma used often to croon negro religious songs, the kind parlor entertainers imitate.
c.1400, originally Scottish, from Middle Dutch kronen "to lament, mourn," perhaps imitative. Originally "to bellow like a bull" as well as "to utter a low, murmuring sound" (mid-15c.). Popularized by Robert Burns. Sense evolved to "lament," then to "sing softly and sadly." Related: Crooned; crooning.