A vocal or instrumental structure of a soft tranquil personality having a lulling result a cradle tune
- a peaceful tune meant to lull a child to fall asleep
"cradle track," 1876, from French berceuse "cradle-song, woman just who rocks a child," from bercer "to rock" (Old French bercier "to rock" a kid in a cradle, 12c.) + fem. broker suffix -euse.