What does cradling mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Cradling

    of Cradle

  2. Cradling(noun)

    the act of using a cradle

  3. Cradling(noun)

    cutting a cask into two pieces lengthwise, to enable it to pass a narrow place, the two parts being afterward united and rehooped

  4. Cradling(noun)

    the framework in arched or coved ceilings to which the laths are nailed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cradling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cradling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Toronto Zoo:

    Er Shun is demonstrating excellent maternal instincts and began cleaning and cradling the first cub soon after its birth, while this is wonderful news, the tiny cubs are very vulnerable at this size, so the next several hours and days will be critical to their survival.

  2. Peggy Noonan, speechwriter for the Reagan administration:

    I first saw President Reagan as a foot, highly polished brown cordovan wagging merrily on a hassock. I spied it through the door. It was a beautiful foot, sleek. Such casual elegance and clean lines! But not a big foot, not formidable, maybe a little ...frail. I imagined cradling it in my arms, protecting it from unsmooth roads.

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