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cradleboard Syllabification: cra·dle·board
Pronunciation: /ˈkrādlˌbôrd/

Definition of cradleboard in English:


(Among North American Indians) a board to which an infant is strapped.
Example sentences
  • They tell about how cradleboards were decorated, and how twins were sometimes looked upon as a sign of bad luck.
  • Cradles, sometimes called cradleboards, were also the product of women's work.
  • Until he was able to walk, an Iroquois baby spent his days secured to a cradleboard.
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