swaddling band


: swaddling clothes
usually used in plural
the swaddling bands by which in darker times the human body was compressedW. E. Channing
stifled and strangled in the swaddling bands of mediocrityNineteenth Century & After

Word History


Middle English swadeling band

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“Swaddling band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swaddling%20band. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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