[ rok-uh-bahy ]
/ ˈrɒk əˌbaɪ /
(used to settle a baby or child down to sleep.)
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Examples from the Web for 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