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 Defined for English Language Learners

swaddling clothes

Definition of swaddling clothes for English Language Learners

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


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