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cradlesong

[ kreyd-l-sawng, -song ]
/ ˈkreɪd lˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ /
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noun

a lullaby.

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Origin of cradlesong

First recorded in 1350–1400, cradlesong is from Middle English cradel song. See cradle, song
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British Dictionary definitions for cradlesong

cradlesong
/ (ˈkreɪdəlˌsɒŋ) /

noun

another word for lullaby
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