\kɹˈe͡ɪdə͡l], \kɹˈeɪdəl], \k_ɹ_ˈeɪ_d_əl]\
Definitions of CRADLE
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- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
A crib for rocking children to sleep; birthplace or nursery: infancy; a frame in which a thing is embedded; a case in which a broken leg is laid after being set; a case to protect a wound: a frame placed under the bottom of a ship for launching; a standing bedstead for wounded seamen: a steel instrument resembling a chisel, with one sloping side, used in scraping mezzotints and preparing the plate; a frame of wood with long bending teeth fastened to a scythe, for cutting and laying oats and other grain in a swathe; a contrivance to prevent horses from bitting; a gold-washing machine.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
A frame for sustaining a vessel.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A semicircle of thin wood, or strips of wood, used for preventing the contact of the bed-clothes in wounds, fractures, &c. An ordinance of the Grand Duke of Tuscany forbade mothers and nurses to sleep with a child near them, unless it was placed under a solid cradle of this kind, in order that no accident might arise from overlaying.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
n. [Anglo-Saxon] [Welsh] A swinging or rocking bed for infants; the place in which any thing is nurtured or protected in its infancy; â€”a light framework added to a scythe, for- receiving the grain cut; â€”an instrument used in preparing plates for mezzotints; â€”a framework of timbers used to support a vessel on the stocks; â€”a case for a broken bone.
By Thomas Sheridan