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Definition of 'cradle'

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  1. a baby bed with sides and rockers
  2. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization"
       Synonyms: birthplace place of origin provenance provenience
  3. birth of a person; "he was taught from the cradle never to cry"
  4. 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
       Synonyms: rocker


  1. hold gently and carefully; "He cradles the child in his arms"
  2. bring up from infancy
  3. hold or place in or as if in a cradle; "He cradled the infant in his arms"
  4. cut grain with a cradle scythe
  5. wash in a cradle; "cradle gold"
  6. run with the stick

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