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verb as in swathe

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verb as in wrap

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Mini Boden Large Muslin Swaddling Cloths, $40 at Nordstrom  8.

Behind the swelling, bruises, and swaddling of head bandages, George Lamson, Jr. grinned widely.

I reached for the things—swaddling clothes I called them—and Severnius helped me to array myself in them.

When opened for the purpose of grasping the sugar, the body, which is hollow, discloses the image of a baby in swaddling clothes.

Otherwise, he is reduced to a state of mental infancy, and kept in intellectual swaddling clothes.

The new life of science was feeble at first, and remained long in its swaddling clothes.

I have yet to hear of the birth of this infant navy, for which we have not yet begun to make swaddling clothes.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swaddling, such as: sheathe, clothe, wrap, cover, bundle, and enwrap.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.