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Synonyms for cradle

Synonyms for cradle

a baby bed with sides and rockers

where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

birth of a person

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a trough that can be rocked back and forth

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hold gently and carefully

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bring up from infancy

hold or place in or as if in a cradle

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cut grain with a cradle scythe

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wash in a cradle

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run with the stick

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References in classic literature ?
Once, when she was tucking him back in its cradle again, the other child nestled in its sleep and attracted her attention.
She put her cub in Tommy's elegant cradle and said:
She put the heir of the house in her own child's unpainted pine cradle, and said, contemplating its slumbering form uneasily:
I swear if ever I you beguiled, that I eat this child that lies in this cradle.
One wants to kiss the baby, and bends over the cradle.
The baby in the cradle woke up and cried; the boy in the clothes-basket fell over on his back with the basket upon him, and was seen no more; the mother wept louder yet and rocked faster; but Kit, insensible to all the din and tumult, remained in a state of utter stupefaction.
Then glorious Hermes went hurriedly to his cradle, wrapping his swaddling clothes about his shoulders as though he were a feeble babe, and lay playing with the covering about his knees; but at his left hand he kept close his sweet lyre.
254-259) `Child, lying in the cradle, make haste and tell me of my cattle, or we two will soon fall out angrily.
But come now, if you would not sleep your last and latest sleep, get out of your cradle, you comrade of dark night.
And as soon as he had shut them up quietly, and had gone home by crafty turns and twists, he lay down in his cradle in the gloom of a dim cave, as still as dark night, so that not even an eagle keenly gazing would have spied him.
Husband and wife laughed at Philip's expression, and 'Erb getting up went over with Philip to the cradle.
Meanwhile the cradle continued to float peacefully along the canal till, on the outskirts of the royal gardens, it was suddenly perceived by the intendant, one of the highest and most respected officials in the kingdom.
Go," he said to a gardener who was working near, "and get that cradle out for me.
The gardener did as he was bid, and soon placed the cradle in the hands of the intendant.
And, bidding the man pick up the cradle and follow him, he turned towards home.