hushaby

imperative verb
hush·​a·​by
variants: or hush-a-bye \ ˈhəshəˌbī \

Definition of hushaby

: be still and go to sleep used to soothe a child to sleep

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History and Etymology for hushaby

hush entry 1 + connective -a- + bye entry 2

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“Hushaby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hushaby. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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