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Main Entry: 1cra·dle
Pronunciation: primarystresskramacrd-schwal
Function: noun
1 : a bed for a baby usually on rockers
2 a : a place of origin <the cradle of civilization> b : the earliest period of life
3 : a framework or support resembling a baby's cradle in appearance or use
4 : a tool with rods like fingers attached to a scythe and used formerly for harvesting grain
5 : a rocking tool used in panning for gold
6 : a support for a telephone handset


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