Lull (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lulled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lulling.] [Akin to OD. lullen to sing to sleep, G. lullen, Dan. lulle, Sw. lulla; all of imitative origin. Cf. Loll, Lollard.]

To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet.

" To lull him soft asleep."

Spenser.

Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie, To lull the daughters of necessity. Milton.

 

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Lull, v. i.

To become gradually calm; to subside; to cease or abate for a time; as, the storm lulls.

 

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Lull, n.

1.

The power or quality of soothing; that which soothes; a lullaby.

[R.]

Young.

2.

A temporary cessation of storm or confusion.

 

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