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swaddle

swad·dle

swaddle

 
pronunciation:
swa dl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: swaddled, swaddles, swaddling
definition 1: to wrap (an infant) tightly in cloths or blankets.
definition 2: to bind or wrap with bandages, esp. to restrict movement.
similar words:
bind
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part of speech: noun
definition: a cloth or strip of cloth used for bandaging or swaddling.