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cradle

noun
 
 
/ˈkreɪdl/
BED [C] a baby's bed, especially one that swings from side to sideBeds and parts of beds
TELEPHONE the part of a telephone that holds the receiver (= the part of a telephone that you hold in your hand and use to listen and speak) Telephone equipment
MOBILE PHONE a small stand that holds a mobile phoneTelephone equipment
the cradle of sth the place where something started: Massachusetts, the cradle of the American RevolutionOrigins and sources
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