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Definitions of cradle
n. - A bed or cot for a baby, oscillating on rockers or swinging on pivots; hence, the place of origin, or in which anything is nurtured or protected in the earlier period of existence; as, a cradle of crime; the cradle of liberty. 2
n. - Infancy, or very early life. 2
n. - An implement consisting of a broad scythe for cutting grain, with a set of long fingers parallel to the scythe, designed to receive the grain, and to lay it evenly in a swath. 2
n. - A tool used in mezzotint engraving, which, by a rocking motion, raises burrs on the surface of the plate, so preparing the ground. 2
n. - A framework of timbers, or iron bars, moving upon ways or rollers, used to support, lift, or carry ships or other vessels, heavy guns, etc., as up an inclined plane, or across a strip of land, or in launching a ship. 2
n. - A case for a broken or dislocated limb. 2
n. - A frame to keep the bedclothes from contact with the person. 2
n. - A machine on rockers, used in washing out auriferous earth; -- also called a rocker. 2
n. - A suspended scaffold used in shafts. 2
n. - The ribbing for vaulted ceilings and arches intended to be covered with plaster. 2
n. - The basket or apparatus in which, when a line has been made fast to a wrecked ship from the shore, the people are brought off from the wreck. 2
v. t. - To lay to rest, or rock, as in a cradle; to lull or quiet, as by rocking. 2
v. t. - To nurse or train in infancy. 2
v. t. - To cut and lay with a cradle, as grain. 2
v. t. - To transport a vessel by means of a cradle. 2
v. i. - To lie or lodge, as in a cradle. 2

The word "cradle" uses 6 letters: A C D E L R.

Direct anagrams of cradle:
  credal   reclad

Words formed by adding one letter before or after cradle (in bold), or to acdelr in any order:
a -   caldera   craaled   d -   cradled   e -   cleared   creedal   declare   relaced   i -   decrial   radicel   radicle   n -   candler   o -   caroled   r -   cradler   s -   cradles   w -   crawled  

Shorter words found within cradle:
ace   aced   acre   acred   ad   ae   al   alder   ale   alec   ar   arc   arced   are   cad   cade   cadre   car   card   care   cared   carl   carle   cedar   cel   clad   clade   clear   dace   dal   dale   dare   de   deal   dear   decal   del   ear   earl   ed   el   eld   er   era   la   lac   lace   laced   lacer   lad   lade   lader   lar   lard   lea   lead   lear   led   race   raced   rad   rale   re   read   real   rec   red  

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