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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 to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things: For the design theory, see Cradle to Cradle Design. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things is a 2002 non-fiction book by German chemist Michael
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Grain cradle: A grain cradle or cradle, is a modification to a standard scythe to keep the cut grain stems aligned. The cradle scythe has an additional arrangement of
  • Ship cradle: A Ship cradle is a supporting tool, made of wood or metal, to hold a ship or boat upright on land so that the vessel can be built or repaired. The vessel

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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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