Swaddle

Definition of Swaddle

Swad´dle
n.1.Anything used to swaddle with, as a cloth or band; a swaddling band.
They put me in bed in all my swaddles.
- Addison.
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Swaddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swaddling .]
They swaddled me up in my nightgown with long pieces of linen.
- Addison.
2.To beat; to cudgel.

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