rock-a-bye

or rock·a·bye

[rok-uh-bahy]
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interjection

(used to settle a baby or child down to sleep.)

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Historical Examples of rock-a-bye

  • "Rock-a-bye, Baby," sang Alfred in strident tones and he swung the child high in his arms.

    Baby Mine

    Margaret Mayo