Definition of Cradles

1. Noun. (plural of cradle) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cradles

1. cradle [v] - See also: cradle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cradles

cracowes
cradle
cradle-robber
cradle-to-grave
cradle cap
cradle caps
cradle robber
cradle snatcher
cradle snatchers
cradleboard
cradleboards
cradled
cradlelike
cradler
cradlers
cradles (current term)
cradlesong
cradlesongs
cradling
craft
craft centre
craft centres
craft fair
craft palsy
craft union
craftable
craftables
crafte
crafted
craftedness

Literary usage of Cradles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine (1858)
"R. TURN-BULL, a foreman of shipwrights, of Harwich, has patented a set of improvements in ships' cradles and slide- ways, relating principally to a former ..."

2. Indian Village Site and Cemetery Near Madisonville, Ohio by Earnest Albert Hooton, Charles Clark Willoughby (1920)
"The last of the three oval cradles is 21J inches long, and 11J inches across. ... Flexible cradles. These are of two types. The first has a rim made of a ..."

3. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"The shapeless appearance of these cradles when found, crushed down by the sand in the cists and in the debris, at first deceived us as to their nature, ..."

4. A Description of Ventilators: Whereby Great Quantities of Fresh Air May with by Stephen Hales (1743)
"THUS, I have given an account of the Event of this Trial with cradles, that the skilful Farmers may judge, how far they may, or may not be of ..."

5. Four Months Among the Gold-finders in Alta California: Being the Diary of an by Henry Vizetelly (1849)
"For these two cradles, therefore, we got three hundred and seventy-five dollars' worth of dust. The same night we occupied ourselves in constructing strong ..."

6. The Mechanism of Weaving by Thomas William Fox (1894)
"available at the loom. Some wires are only 12 cards apart, but 16 to 24 are more general. CARD cradles Card cradles consist of two pieces of curved metal ..."

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