Definitions for swaddling clothes

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

swad′dling clothes`(n.pl.)

  1. Also called swad′dling bands`. long, narrow strips of cloth formerly used for swaddling an infant.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a period of infancy or immaturity.

  3. rigid supervision, as of the immature.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. swaddling clothes, swaddling bands(noun)

    a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant

  2. swaddling clothes(noun)

    restrictions placed on the immature

Wiktionary

  1. swaddling clothes(Noun)

    A garment, made of strips of cloth, used to bind an infant and restrict movement of its limbs

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