swaddling clothes

plural noun

Definition of swaddling clothes 

1 : narrow strips of cloth wrapped around an infant to restrict movement

2 : limitations or restrictions imposed on the immature or inexperienced

First Known Use of swaddling clothes

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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swaddling clothes

noun

English Language Learners Definition of swaddling clothes

: narrow strips of cloth that were wrapped around babies in the past

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