Cradle

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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cradle of Love: Cradle of Love may refer to: Songs Cradle of Love (Johnny Preston song), 1960 Cradle of Love (Billy Idol song), 1990 TV Shows The English title of the
  • 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
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life is a 2003 action-adventure film based on the popular Tomb Raider video game series and stars Angelina Jolie
  • Cradle (bed): A cradle is an infant bed which rocks but is non-mobile. It is distinct from a typical bassinet which is a basket-like container on free-standing legs
  • Cradle (Atomic Kitten song): "Cradle 2005" is a song recorded by English girl group Atomic Kitten. It was released on 14 February 2005, in aid of World Vision. It is a remixed version
  • Robbing the Cradle: "Robbing the Cradle" is a level created by Ion Storm for their final video game, Thief: Deadly Shadows (2004). Unlike other levels in the game, it features

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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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