Meaning of swaddle
Pronunciation: (swod'l), [key]
— v., n. -dled, -dling,
- to bind (an infant, esp. a newborn infant) with long, narrow strips of cloth to prevent free movement; wrap tightly with clothes.
- to wrap (anything) round with bandages.
- a long, narrow strip of cloth used for swaddling or bandaging.
- swaddle (Thesaurus)