Definition of Midwifed

1. Verb. (rare) (past of midwife) More commonly midwived. ¹



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Definition of Midwifed

1. midwife [v] - See also: midwife

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midwifed

midward
midwatch
midwatches
midwater
midways
midweek
midweekly
midweeks
midweight
midwestern
midwestern united states
midwicket
midwife
midwife toad
midwifed (current term)
midwiferies
midwifery
midwifes
midwifing
midwinter
midwinters
midwive
midwived
midwives
midwiving
midyear
midyears
mielie
mielies

Literary usage of Midwifed

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1. The Letters of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb, Alfred Ainger (1904)
"When midwifed into daylight, the gossips were at a loss to pronounce upon its species. Most took it for a marrow spoon, an apple scoop, a banker's guinea ..."

2. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1875)
"... creeping, squinting, impish motion, conceived in the dark and midwifed in a committee-room." Among those who opposed the bill was Nathaniel P. Banks, ..."

3. The Works of Charles Lamb: to which are prefixed his letters, and a sketch by Charles Lamb (1871)
"When midwifed into daylight, the gossips were at a loss to pronounce upon its species. Most took it for a marrow-spoon, an apple-scoop, ..."

4. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1852)
"Wben midwifed into daylight, the gossips were at a loss to pronounce upon its species. Most took it for a marrow-spoon, ..."

5. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1771)
"... which was father'd by one of the parties concerned, and midwifed by the other two into the world ; '•'.' And that (as K. Richard fays) у« lamely and ..."

6. The American Pageant Revisited: Recollections of a Stanford Historian by Thomas A. Bailey (1982)
"... the first several editions of which I had midwifed. I had atoned in some degree for the "sin" of writing several college textbooks by giving to the ..."

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