a baby bed with sides and rockers
birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience(noun)
where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
"the birthplace of civilization"
birth of a person
"he was taught from the cradle never to cry"
a trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold
hold gently and carefully
"He cradles the child in his arms"
bring up from infancy
hold or place in or as if in a cradle
"He cradled the infant in his arms"
cut grain with a cradle scythe
wash in a cradle
run with the stick
cradle(noun)A suspended scaffold used in shafts.
cradle(noun)A ribbing for vaulted ceilings and arches intended to be covered with plaster.
cradle(noun)A basket or apparatus in which, when a line has been made fast to a wrecked ship from the shore, the people are brought off from the wreck.
cradle(noun)A rest for the receiver of a telephone.
cradle(noun)To contain in or as if in a cradle.
cradle(noun)To rock (a baby to sleep).
cradle(noun)To wrap protectively.
cradle(noun)To rock the lacrosse stick back and forth in order to keep the ball in the head by means of centrifugal force.
cradle(noun)A tool used in mezzotint engraving, which, by a rocking motion, raises burrs on the surface of the plate, so preparing the ground.
cradle(noun)A framework of timbers, or iron bars, moving upon ways or rollers, used to support, lift, or carry ships or other vessels, heavy guns, etc., as up an inclined plane, or across a strip of land, or in launching a ship.
cradle(noun)A case for a broken or dislocated limb.
cradle(noun)A frame to keep the bedclothes from contact with the sensitive parts of an injured person.
cradle(noun)A machine on rockers, used in washing out auriferous earth.
Translations for cradle
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- сәңгелдәк, бишекBashkir
- люлка, вилка, паламарка, стапелBulgarian
- bressolar, bressar, bressolCatalan, Valencian
- wiegen, WiegeGerman
- lulilo, luliEsperanto
- cuna, brizar, brezarSpanish
- häll, kätkiEstonian
- مهد, گهوارهPersian
- veivata, pelastustuoli, tuudittaa, kehto, kannatin, alusta, lavetti, lasta, liekuttaa, pidelläFinnish
- bercer, berceauFrench
- cliabhán, cliabháinIrish
- creathallScottish Gaelic
- עריסה, נענע, ערשHebrew
- օրորոց, բնօրրանArmenian
- cullare, cullaItalian
- 揺り籠, 発祥地Japanese
- 搖籃, 요람Korean
- wiegen, armsteun, wieg, houder, steun, omvatten, omhullen, omsluiten, bakermat, haakDutch
- kołyska, widełki, kolebkaPolish
- leagăn, furcăRomanian
- люлька, колыбельRussian
- ljuljka, kolevkaSerbo-Croatian
- beşik sallamak, beşikte sallamak, beşikTurkish
- بۆشۈكUyghur, Uighur
- cái nôiVietnamese
- וויג, וויגןYiddish
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