Swaddle



verb (used with object), swaddled, swaddling.
1.
to bind (an infant, especially a newborn infant) with long, narrow strips of cloth to prevent free movement; wrap tightly with clothes.
2.
to wrap (anything) round with bandages.
noun
3.
a long, narrow strip of cloth used for swaddling or bandaging.
verb (transitive)
1.
to wind a bandage round
2.
to wrap (a baby) in swaddling clothes
3.
to restrain as if by wrapping with bandages; smother
noun
4.
(mainly US) swaddling clothes

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