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verb as in swathe

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verb as in wrap

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They are machine-washable, cotton swaddles that can double as baby blankets, car seat covers, and more.

Measuring 16 x 64 inches, these swaddles will fit your new little life perfectly.

The English approach is to swaddle any attacks with disarming self-deprecation.

The swaddle is a piece of stout cloth about a yard square, to one corner of which is attached a long narrow band.

They take a live man, let us say Sergey Golovin, they swaddle him as a doll and they hang him by the neck until he is dead.

The one thing she would not buy was a sewing machine to make her own swaddle with, as Ilse economically counselled.

There would be sad screaming and kicking were I to swaddle mine in stone-work.

Come, come, strap and string down; swaddle it round wi' sax dizzen o' wheelbands, and fasten a steel-belted fur cap ower aboon a'.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swaddle, such as: clothe, sheathe, bundle, cover, enwrap, and wrap.

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