cild-cradol, m.n: cradle; (metonymical) infancy. (CHILLD-KRAH-doll / ˈtʃɪld-ˌkɹa-dɔl)

Medieval manuscript image of a woman sitting up in bed, gesturing toward an immense cradle containing her seven infants. The cradle is being held from behind by a second woman.
Talbot Shrewsbury Book. N France (Rouen), 1444-1445. British Library, Royal 15 E VI, f. 273r. []

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