hushaby

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of hush and lullaby

InterjectionEdit

hushaby

  1. (archaic) hush and be still. A lull to sleep.
    • 1892. Eugene Field. Hushaby Sweet my Own. In With Trumpet and Drum. page 106 [1]:
      The night is fair, and the waves are still,
      And the wind is singing to you and to me
      In this lowly home beside the sea —
      Hushaby, sweet my own!
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