Definition of Swaddling clothes

1. Noun. A garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant.

Exact synonyms: Swaddling Bands
Generic synonyms: Garment
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



2. Noun. Restrictions placed on the immature.
Generic synonyms: Constraint
Language type: Plural, Plural Form

Definition of Swaddling clothes

1. Noun. A garment, made of strips of cloth, used to bind an infant and restrict movement of its limbs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swaddling Clothes

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swabby
swabs
swack
swacked
swad
swaddies
swaddle
swaddled
swaddler
swaddlers
swaddles
swaddling
swaddling-clothes
swaddling bands
swaddling clothes (current term)
swaddlings
swaddy
swads
swadust mushroom
swag
swagbellied
swagbellies
swagbelly
swage
swage block
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Literary usage of Swaddling clothes

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1. Louis the Fourteenth, and the Court of France in the Seventeenth Century by Pardoe (Julia) (1847)
"The Swaddling-clothes—Poverty of Louis XIII.—Social Position of the Kingdom—Partial Reconciliation of the King and Queen—M. de Cinq-Mars—Birth of the Duke ..."

2. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"... discusses the impending change—Real body of reformation to come after war is over— Germany has outgrown its political swaddling-clothes—A Government ..."

3. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"... discusses the impending change—Real body of reformation to come after war is over— Germany has outgrown its political swaddling-clothes—A Government ..."

4. Louis the Fourteenth, and the Court of France in the Seventeenth Century by Pardoe (Julia) (1847)
"The Swaddling-clothes— Poverty of Louis XIII. — Social Position of the Kingdom — Partial Reconciliation of the King and Queen — M. de Cinq-Mars — Birth of ..."

5. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle (1853)
"an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes. The hearts of the shepherds, when they heard from the heralds the tidings of Christ, were filled with joy and wonder ..."

6. Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of by Forster, R. P (1818)
"... which is placed in it quite naked; it is accommodated with no other swaddling clothes or cradle; and it is kept from falling through, ..."

7. Sermons preached before the University of Oxford by Henry Parry Liddon (1869)
"And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the Sake wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger. THUS does the Angel end his message, ..."

8. Sermons preached before the University of Oxford by Henry Parry Liddon (1869)
"And ihis shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the Sabe wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger. THUS does the Angel end his message, ..."

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