"I will keep faith with you, good fairy," he said, lisping out the words between tongue and teeth.
When the lisping lips of my young child asked me, "Papa, who made me?"
Justus began to ask where was grandpapa, and Laury repeated his question like a lisping echo.
He had then, the defects of lisping and stammering which we, often turned into ridicule.
Glory noticed that two of these women, who were grimacing and lisping, had spoken to a man who was also lounging about.
"Say 'Our Father,'" he used to demand of the lisping infant when he had her alone with him.
Is it for this that with expense and pains we form their lisping infant accents to the language of France?
If it did, I should be lisping "husband, husband, husband" from cock-crow to owl's cry.
The lisping infant races of this Earth, when will they learn to pronounce thy name entire?
When they returned the child offered me the bowl, lisping in a charming manner.
late Old English awlyspian "to lisp," from wlisp (adj.) "lisping," probably of imitative origin (cf. Middle Dutch, Old High German lispen, Danish læspe, Swedish läspa). Related: Lisped; lisping.
1620s, from lisp (v.).
A speech defect or mannerism characterized by mispronunciation of the sounds (s) and (z) as (th) and (th). v. lisped, lisp·ing, lisps
To speak with a lisp.