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Word of the Day
balow
  • An utterance used in lulling to sleep.
  • A lullaby.
  • A song containing this word.
'Balow' may be an alteration 'Bas le loup!,' (down! there the wolf), from an old French lullaby. However, the OED says this is only conjecture.
Quote of the Day
In wildness is the preservation of the world.

- Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 62), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist.
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