Definition of cradle song in English:

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cradle song

Pronunciation: /ˈkrādl sôNG/

noun

A lullaby.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, the Berceuse gains much from being played simply - as a cradle song.
  • The European cradle song tries only to put the child to sleep.
  • The state of Bengal during the 18th century has nowhere been so vividly pictured as it has in that famous Bengali cradle song.

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Syllabification: cra·dle song

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