rock-a-bye, baby

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“Rock-a-Bye, Baby” definition


A nursery rhyme:

Rock-a-bye, baby, on the tree top;
When the wind blows, the cradle will rock;
When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall,
And down will come baby, cradle and all!
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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