Synonyms for lullaby

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Then the snowdrop sang a lullaby about the moss that loved the violet.

Down the room a low, mournful wail, almost a lullaby, went on and ceased not.

By that time the sounds of the tempest had become a lullaby to me.

So she sang another, a lullaby, that sank to its finish in flattering silence.

Oh, this capital knew the Dead March in Saul as a child knows his lullaby!

“Sing me to sleep, lullaby of the leaves”—the phonograph sang.

Now it was the lullaby of the song sparrow or the swamp sparrow.

And I remember, when tired with play, that her mother sang to us an old song, a lullaby.

"Any old crone's would serve as well for a lullaby," she answered, playfully.

I'll leave the doors open, and play you a lullaby that you can't resist.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, lulley by, from Middle English lollai, lullay, from lullen (see lull (v.)). Second element perhaps from by-by "good-by."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LULLABY

lull

verbcalm, ease off
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