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lull (v.) Explained

lull (v.) at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1300, lullen "hush to sleep," probably imitative of lu-lu sound used to lull a child to sleep (cf. Swed. lulla "to hum a lullaby," Ger. lullen "to rock," Skt. lolati "moves to and fro," M.Du. lollen "to mutter"). The noun is attested from 1659. ///