swaddling clothes

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A garment, made of strips of cloth, used to bind an infant and restrict movement of its limbs
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1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version) Luke 2:7 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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swaddling clothesAn early period in development, infancy, the beginnings of something; inception.
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