cat's cradle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cat's cradlenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌkætsˈkreɪ.dl̩/
in children's ​games, a ​specialpattern or ​series of ​patterns made by ​wrappingstring around the ​fingers of both ​hands
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