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Definition of swaddling (Meaning of swaddling)
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Swaddling Swad"dling,
	     a. & n. from {Swaddle}, v.
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	     {Swaddling band}, {Swaddling cloth}, or {Swaddling clout}, a
	        band or cloth wrapped round an infant, especially round a
	        newborn infant.
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	              Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes,
	              lying in a manger.                    --Luke ii. 12.
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	  Swaddle Swad"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swaddled}; p. pr. & vb.
	     n. {Swaddling}.]
	     1. To bind as with a bandage; to bind or warp tightly with
	        clothes; to swathe; -- used esp. of infants; as, to
	        swaddle a baby.
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	              They swaddled me up in my nightgown with long pieces
	              of linen.                             --Addison.
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	     2. To beat; to cudgel. [Obs.] --Hudibras.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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