swaddler

noun swad·dler \-d(ə)lə(r)\

Definition of swaddler

plural

-s

chiefly Irish

  1. :  a Methodist preacher; broadly :  protestant

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Origin and Etymology of swaddler

2swaddle + -er; probably from the frequent mention made by the preachers in their sermons to the swaddling clothes in which the infant Jesus lay (Luke 2:7)


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