cradle


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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 ?
She got lighthearted and happy, and went to the cradles, and spent what was left of the night "practicing." She would give her own child a light pat and say humbly, "Lay still, Marse Tom," then give the real Tom a pat and say with severity, "Lay still, Chambers!
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.
"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.
The official was much astonished to see that the cradle, which he had supposed to be empty, contained a baby, which, young though it was, already gave promise of great beauty.
Cradle cap usually begins to show in babies during their first three months and tends to last a few weeks or months.
The sideways/lateral motion of a traditional cradle is perceived as a circular motion by the brain and induces dizziness and discomfort in babies while the forward motion of Lulla is perceived as a linear motion (very similar to a baby's own movements inside a mother' womb) and helps them sleep faster.
We respect that the Crown must exercise its discretion to determine if it is in the public interest to investigate, lay charges and pursue prosecution if subsequent clinical evidence reveals the child has been harmed, even if left anonymously in the Angel Cradle.
Dr Dn Elffers, founder of EMG and advisor with the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute in California, speaks about the business opportunities behind implementing CSR at this level, and the premium circular economy model Cradle to Cradle.
Desso was also the first carpet manufacturer in Europe, Middle East and Africa to adopt the Cradle to Cradle design, the objective being to create continuous cycles of both biological and technical 'nutrients', a statement from the company said.
Editor's Note: Another Russian speaker noted that the second "cradle" in Tsiolkovsky's quote is actually plural; he offered the rendering, "The planet is the cradle of reason, but it is impossible to live eternally in cradles." Our discussions with readers on these translations have delighted us.
Mothers in Najran still use traditional cradles called mizab to put their babies to sleep.
Police said the Asian workers were cleaning the glass of the building, which is under construction, when their cradle started swinging due to high winds and would not move.
Lewis, 19, from Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire, said they felt the cradle jerk and feared a cable would snap.