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 for Lisped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lisp \Lisp\ (l[i^]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lisped (l[i^]spt);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Lisping.] [OE. lispen, lipsen, AS. wlisp
     stammering, lisping; akin to D. & OHG. lispen to lisp, G.
     lispeln, Sw. l[aum]spa, Dan. lespe.]
     1. To pronounce the sibilant letter s imperfectly; to give s
        and z the sound of th; -- a defect common among children.
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     2. To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as
        a child learning to talk.
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              As yet a child, nor yet a fool to fame,
              I lisped in numbers, for the numbers came. --Pope.
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     3. To speak hesitatingly with a low voice, as if afraid.
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              Lest when my lisping, guilty tongue should halt.
                                                    --Drayton.
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