from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of wrapping in a swaddle.
  • noun Swaddling-clothes: also in plural.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from swaddle, v.
  • a band or cloth wrapped round an infant, especially round a newborn infant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of swaddle.
  • noun The practice of wrapping infants in clothing that restricts movement.
  • noun Clothing of this kind.


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  • See swaddle.

    December 22, 2007

  • Yea, see swaddle....

    December 22, 2007