Definition of swaddling clothes in English:

swaddling clothes

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noun

  • Narrow bands of cloth formerly wrapped round a newborn child to restrain its movements and quieten it.
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    • The Virgin Mary is said to have dried her newborn's swaddling clothes by spreading them on a bed of wild lavender.
    • He gave the robe to the parents of a newborn baby to warm the child wrapped only in swaddling clothes.
    • Dear little babies, wrapped in swaddling clothes, contented, well-looked-after, no doubt well-nourished by well-nourished mums whose breasts were brimming with milk.

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