clothes consisting of long, narrow strips of cloth for swaddling an infant.
long garments for an infant.
the period of infancy or immaturity, as of a person, or incipience, as of a thing:
Nuclear energy is still in its swaddling clothes.
rigid supervision or restriction of actions or movements, as of the immature:
new nations that are freeing themselves of their swaddling clothes.
long strips of linen or other cloth formerly wrapped round a newly born baby
restrictions or supervision imposed on the immature
noun (pl) -dies 1. (Brit, slang) a private soldier Compare squaddie
noun 1. a political movement in British India that encouraged domestic production and the boycott of foreign, especially British, goods as a step toward home rule. adjective 1. (in present-day India) produced within the country; not imported noun 2. (in British India) the encouragement of domestic production and boycott of foreign goods as part of […]
noun 1. Harvey, 1920–72, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
noun 1. a suspended wreath, garland, drapery, or the like, fastened up at or near each end and hanging down in the middle; festoon. 2. a wreath, spray, or cluster of foliage, flowers, or fruit. 3. a festoon, especially one very heavy toward the center. 4. a swale. 5. a swaying or lurching movement. verb […]