EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRADLING
One man did the cradling and another the gathering and the binding into sheaves.
Cradling the radio against his chest, Brion rose to his feet.
No task save that of "cradling" surpassed in severity "binding on a station."
Frightened and astonished, Eveley soothed her, cradling her in her arms.
This rocky Scandinavian peninsula was cradling the masters of the world.
Think of the days of reaping, of cradling, of raking and binding and mowing.
Cradling him tenderly in his arms, he got quietly to his feet.
He caught the slight form in his arms, cradling it with pitiful tenderness.
With that cradling change go the changes of the boats and barges at the wharves.
Ellen cried out suddenly, and ran to him, cradling his head in her hands.