swaddling band


Definition of swaddling band

  1. :  swaddling clothes —usually used in plural the swaddling bands by which in darker times the human body was compressed — W. E. Channing stifled and strangled in the swaddling bands of mediocrity — Nineteenth Century & After

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Origin and Etymology of swaddling band

Middle English swadeling band

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to cast off or become cast off

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