Cra"dling (-dl?ng), n.

1.

The act of using a cradle.

2. Coopering

Cutting a cask into two pieces lengthwise, to enable it to pass a narrow place, the two parts being afterward united and rehooped.

3. Carp.

The framework in arched or coved ceilings to which the laths are nailed.

Knight.

 

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