swaddling band

noun

Definition of swaddling band

: swaddling clothes usually used in plural the swaddling bands by which in darker times the human body was compressed— W. E. Channingstifled and strangled in the swaddling bands of mediocrityNineteenth Century & After

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History and Etymology for swaddling band

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 30 Jun. 2022.

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