All those huddled in the background, cradling their own unheard hip-hop demos.
“I know,” she said, hugging him and cradling his head against her chest.
He too is cradling an AK-47 with a huge 75-round magazine attached.
Cranial measurements are not distorted by cradling practice or other causes of deformation.
This rocky Scandinavian peninsula was cradling the masters of the world.
"I have a mind to speak a word for your puppet-show," said the jester, cradling his bauble in his arms.
cradling him tenderly in his arms, he got quietly to his feet.
cradling his slippery prize across his chest, as though it was a log, he carried it to the pond and threw it in.
With that cradling change go the changes of the boats and barges at the wharves.
Think of the days of reaping, of cradling, of raking and binding and mowing.
c.1200, cradel, from Old English cradol "little bed, cot," from Proto-Germanic *kradulas "basket" (cf. Old High German kratto, krezzo "basket," German Krätze "basket carried on the back"). Cat's cradle is from 1768. Cradle-snatching "amorous pursuit of younger person" is 1925, U.S. slang.
c.1500, from cradle (n.). Related: Cradled; cradling.
cradle cra·dle (krād'l)
A small low bed for an infant, often furnished with rockers.
A frame used to keep the bedclothes from pressing on an injured part.