[ huhsh-uh-bahy ]
/ ˈhʌʃ əˌbaɪ /
hush (used as a command to be silent): Hushaby, baby.
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British Dictionary definitions for hushaby
/ (ˈhʌʃəˌbaɪ) /
interjection plural -bies
used in quietening a baby or child to sleep
Word Origin for hushaby
C18: from hush 1 + by, as in bye-bye
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