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Definitions for lullaby
ˈlʌl əˌbaɪlul·la·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lullaby, cradlesong, berceuse(noun)

    a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep

  2. lullaby, cradlesong(noun)

    the act of singing a quiet song to lull a child to sleep

Wiktionary

  1. lullaby(Noun)

    A soothing song to lull children to sleep.

    Etymology: From lullen, to lull + bye. First recorded circa 1560.

Webster Dictionary

  1. lullaby(verb)

    a song to quiet babes or lull them to sleep; that which quiets

    Etymology: [From Lull, v. t. ]

  2. lullaby(verb)

    hence: Good night; good-by

    Etymology: [From Lull, v. t. ]

Freebase

  1. Lullaby

    A lullaby is a soothing song, usually sung to young children before they go to sleep, with the intention of speeding that process. As a result they are often simple and repetitive. Lullabies can be found in every culture and since the ancient period. Many lullabies are in triple metre, or in a compound metre like 6/8. Tonally, most lullabies are simple, often merely alternating tonic and dominant harmonies: Because the intended effect is to put someone to sleep, wild chromaticism would be somewhat out of character. Many Christmas carols are designed as lullabies for the infant Jesus, the most famous of them being "Silent Night".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lullaby in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lullaby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lullaby in a Sentence

  1. Luke Glowacki:

    The fact that a lullaby, healing song or dance song from the British Isles or anywhere else in the world has many musical features in common with the same kind of song from hunter-gatherers in Australia or horticulturalists in Africa is remarkable.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The dark side of personality It sounds a terrible lullaby of the dark side of the person, the music that lulls good in you is a terrible clown killer from horror films, the blind zone of your conscience, he with a bunch of weapons, each of which represents irony and sarcasm, shells of accumulated angry laughter of awareness. Your laugh is his laugh. In his smile are several thousand teeth and all of them are poisonous, corroding the psyche by the philosophy of personal experience. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

Images & Illustrations of lullaby

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