cat's cradle

  1. a game played with string looped over the fingers
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  • More importantly, the story itself seems to get tripped up in a cat's cradle of thematic connections.
  • As often happens, it wasn't clear that the bad guys 'conspiracy made sense (and even less clear how the Doctor had got involved in stopping it; or for that matter where the cat's cradle of the title comes into it) but I very much enjoyed the ride. February Books 6) Cat's Cradle: Warhead, by Andrew Cartmel
  • You have a company pension that was set up under the current regime, which is a cat's cradle of limits, restrictions, and extremely complicated rules.
  • The streets are a tangle of stinted electricity pylons and cat's cradle power lines.
  • That can't last, of course, for "Cat's Cradle" is jampacked with Vonnegut's characteristically searing sarcasm and vaudeville tempo. Longacre Lea unravels the twisted string theory of Vonnegut's 'Cat's Cradle'
  • Haraway, Donna. "A Game of Cat's Cradle : Science Studies, Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies. " Configurations 1 (1994): 59-71.
  • The Eskimos of Baffin Bay create elaborate webs in their games of Cat's Cradle. Donna Henes: Connecting To The World Wide Web Of Life
  • Quiet evenings at home are spent carving ivory or bone, or playing string games like cat's cradle.
  • A flashlight showed the creature roaring, teeth entangled in a cat's cradle of rope.
  • He held out his painty hands as though a cat's cradle was strung up between them.
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