verb (used with object), swad·dled, swad·dling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM swaddleun·swad·dled, adjectiveun·swad·dling, adjective
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Measuring 16 x 64 inches, these swaddles will fit your new little life perfectly.
They are machine-washable, cotton swaddles that can double as baby blankets, car seat covers, and more.
The English approach is to swaddle any attacks with disarming self-deprecation.
The swaddle is a piece of stout cloth about a yard square, to one corner of which is attached a long narrow band.The Syrian Christ|Abraham Mitrie Rihbany
They take a live man, let us say Sergey Golovin, they swaddle him as a doll and they hang him by the neck until he is dead.The Seven who were Hanged|Leonid Andreyev
The one thing she would not buy was a sewing machine to make her own swaddle with, as Ilse economically counselled.The Pastor's Wife|Elizabeth von Arnim
There would be sad screaming and kicking were I to swaddle mine in stone-work.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
Come, come, strap and string down; swaddle it round wi' sax dizzen o' wheelbands, and fasten a steel-belted fur cap ower aboon a'.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg