a cradlesong; lullaby.
a composition for instrument or voice, having a soothing, reflective character.
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a cradlesong or lullaby
an instrumental piece suggestive of this, in six-eight time
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a town in the SE extremity of Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of the fortified mountain chalet of Adolf Hitler. Contemporary Examples Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’ Jack Schwartz May 11, 2014 Historical Examples Mr. Punch On Tour Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various The Life […]
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(in some American Indian tribes) a man who adopts the dress and social roles traditionally assigned to women.