What does the word lisp mean?

Usage examples for lisp

  1. There was nothing but the lisp of the wind in the bents of last year's grass and a melo- dious sighing in the boughs of larches. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  2. There was butchers' work in my own North, and I shall not shrink from the telling; there was massacre, and scalps taken from children too small to lisp their prayers for mercy; that was devils' work, and may be told. – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers