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LULLABY

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 121 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LULLABY, a cradle-song, a song sung to children to " lull " them to sleep; the melody being styled in Fr. berceuse and in Ger. IViegenlied. " Lull," cf. Swed. lulla, Du. lullen, &c., is of echoic or onomatopoeic origin, cf. Lat. lallare, to chatter.
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