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1. Strips of cloth wrapped around a newborn infant to hold its legs and arms still.
2. Restrictions imposed on the immature.
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) long strips of linen or other cloth formerly wrapped round a newly born baby
2. restrictions or supervision imposed on the immature
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. Also called swad′dling bands`. long, narrow strips of cloth formerly used for swaddling an infant.
2. a period of infancy or immaturity.
3. rigid supervision, as of the immature.
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|Noun||1.||swaddling clothes - a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant|
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
|2.||swaddling clothes - restrictions placed on the immature|
constraint - the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
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swaddling clothes[ˈswɒdlɪŋkləʊðz] NPL (Literat) → pañales mpl
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