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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a baby bed with sides and rockers
  • a trough on rockers used by gold miners to shake earth in water in order to separate the gold
  • where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization"
  • birth of a person; "he was taught from the cradle never to cry"
  • run with the stick
  • hold gently and carefully; "He cradles the child in his arms"
  • wash in a cradle; "cradle gold"
  • cut grain with a cradle scythe
  • hold or place in or as if in a cradle; "He cradled the infant in his arms"
  • bring up from infancy

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a baby bed with sides and rockers ,
  • where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization" ,
  • birth of a person; "he was taught from the cradle never to cry" ,
  • 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

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Cradle'


  • Cradle: Cradle may refer to: Cradle (bed) Bassinet, a small bed, often on rockers, in which babies and small children sleep Ship cradle, supports a ship that
  • Cradle-to-cradle design: "Cradle to Cradle" redirects here. For the 2002 book, see Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. Cradle-to-cradle design (also referred to
  • Cradle of Filth: Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more
  • Cat's in the Cradle: CSI episode, see Cats in the Cradle (CSI). Not to be confused with Cat's cradle (disambiguation). "Cat's in the Cradle" is a 1974 folk rock song by Harry
  • Cat's cradle: Cat's cradle. For string figures and games in general, see string figure. For other uses, see Cat's cradle (disambiguation). Cat's cradle is a series
  • From the Cradle: From the Cradle is a 1994 album by Eric Clapton released on 13 September by Warner Bros. Records. It is a blues cover album. The album was Clapton's follow-up
  • Cradle of Humankind (disambiguation): Cradle of Humankind is an archeological site in South Africa. The Cradle of Humankind or, alternatively Cradle of Humanity, Cradle of Mankind or Cradle
  • From the Cradle to Enslave: From the Cradle to Enslave is the second EP by English extreme metal band Cradle of Filth, released on 30 October 1999 by record labels Music for Nations
  • Cradle to the Grave: For other uses, see Cradle to the Grave (disambiguation). ″Cradle to the Grave″ is a song by American hip hop recording artist 2Pac and his group, Thug
  • Cradle Song: Cradle Song may refer to: Lullaby "A Cradle Song", a poem of William Blake written c.1791-92, set to music in 1947 by Benjamin Britten in his song cycle

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* Solitude, in the sense of being often alone, is essential to any depth of meditation or of character and solitude in the presence of natural beauty and grandeur, is the cradle of thought and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. - John Stuart Mill

* The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science. - Albert Einstein

* The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid. - Martin Luther


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