hushaby

hushaby
hushaby [hush′ə bī΄]
interj.
[see HUSH & LULLABY]
HUSH: a word once used to quiet an infant

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  • hushaby — 1796, from HUSH (Cf. hush) + ending as in LULLABY (Cf. lullaby) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hushaby — /hush euh buy /, interj. hush (used as a command to be silent): Hushaby, baby. [1790 1800; HUSH + (LULL)ABY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hushaby — hush•a•by [[t]ˈhʌʃ əˌbaɪ[/t]] interj. (used as a command to be silent): Hushaby, baby[/ex] • Etymology: 1790–1800; hush+ (lull) aby …   From formal English to slang

  • hushaby — interjection hush and be still. A lull to sleep. The night is fair, and the waves are still …   Wiktionary

  • hushaby — hush·a·by || hʌʃəbaɪ interj. hush (used as an order to be silent); used as lullaby to put a child to sleep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hushaby — (also hushabye) exclamation archaic used to lull a child. Origin C18: from hush + by as in bye bye …   English new terms dictionary

  • hushaby — hush·a·by …   English syllables

  • hushaby — /ˈhʌʃəbaɪ/ (say hushuhbuy) interjection (an exclamation used with children to encourage them to go to sleep or to be quiet.) {hush1 + a + by, from bye bye; compare lullaby} …  

  • hushaby — int. (also hushabye) used to lull a child …   Useful english dictionary

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