Definition of Swaddies
1. swaddy [n] - See also: swaddy
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Literary usage of Swaddies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"Presently in marches the swaddies, and ' Pray whose cottage is this?' axed the Serjeant as stiff as a. crutch.—' It's Martin Joyce's,' said ' Maria. ..."
2. Under Fire: The Story of a Squad (Le Feu) by Henri Barbusse (1917)
""Then at five o'clock as we were coming out of barracks, our two marvels butt in again and plank themselves in front of the swaddies coming out, ..."
3. Life in London: Or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and by Pierce Egan, Robert Cruikshank, George Cruikshank (1904)
"... grooms, donkey-boys, weavers, snobs, market-men, watermen, honourables, sprigs of nobility, MP's, mail-guards, swaddies, &c. all in one rude contact, ..."
4. Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor as Told by the Heroes by James William Buel (1899)
"asked one of his swaddies. " Yep, in the ankle," was the reply. and saw nothing but a little abrasion of the skin, from Shot in the *"kle Then he pulled up ..."
5. Rambles in Sweden and Gottland: With Etchings by the Way-side by Robert Colton, Sylvanus (1847)
"... the sentry under the palace steps slaps away at every turn—about thirty in an hour—and if a couple of swaddies should chance to meet one, ..."
6. Behind the Guns with American Heroes: An Official Volume of Thrilling by James William Buel (1899)
"asked one of his swaddies. " Yep, in the ankle," was the reply. and saw nothing but a little abrasion of the skin, from Shot in the Ankle Then he pulled up ..."