from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Clothes worn by a young child in the cradle.
- Blankets and other coverings for a child while lying in the cradle.
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"For we have been friends since we wore cradle-clothes, and we'll continue as friends until one of us leaves the path and enters the clearing."
Then the little wind-god took from under his cradle-clothes the harp which he had hidden there, and breathed upon it.
Straightway the child Hermes nestled under the cradle-clothes in fear, like a new-born babe asleep.
This is no work of mine; what do I care for but for sleeping and sucking, and playing with my cradle-clothes, and being washed in warm water?
The cradle-clothes were scarcely stirred by his soft breathing, while he slept as peacefully as the children of mortal mothers.
Hotspur was at least one-and-twenty years old when Henry of Monmouth "lay in his cradle-clothes."
"cradle-clothes" on some one and the same night, when the powers of
In great fear Hermes started up and pulled the cradle-clothes over his ears, as he said, "Cruel god, what dost thou seek to do with me?
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