KJV Dictionary Definition: swaddle


SWAD'DLE, v.t.

1. To swathe; to bind, as with a bandage; to bind tight with clothes; used generally of infants; as, to swaddle a child.

They swaddled me in my night-gown.

2. To bat; to cudgel. Low and not in use.

SWAD'DLE, n. Clothes bound tight around the body.

They put me in bed in all my swaddles.


SWAD'DLED, pp. Swathed; bound in tight clothes.


SWAD'DLING, ppr. Swathing; binding in tight clothes.