Definition of Midwifes

1. Verb. (rare) (third-person singular of midwife) ¹



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Definition of Midwifes

1. midwife [v] - See also: midwife

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midwifes

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

Literary usage of Midwifes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1877)
"10 / 12/ Unpleasant Symptoms in Paris, 80 m 5 f Unqualified midwifes, « in 10 / Uppin^ham Scholarships, 21/8 rf Urquhart, Curious Discovery near where the ..."

2. An Essay on the Uterine Haemorrhage which Precedes the Delivery of the Full by Edward Rigby (1822)
"... This was another poor woman, under the care of a midwifes when I was sent for. I found her flooding considerably, and on enquiry, by examination, ..."

3. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs edited by Thomas Percy (1900)
"120 " 0 mistress, call your mother deare, Of women you have neede, And of some skilfull midwifes helpe That better may you speed. ..."

4. Essays Upon Several Moral Subjects by Jeremy Collier (1709)
"... midwifes, and &*&?£. of Jericho, were not rewarded for their Lying, but for their ... midwifes done . .. well, if they had executed their ..."

5. Ancient Songs and Ballads from the Reign of King Henry the Second to the by William Carew Hazlitt (1877)
"And of some skilful midwifes help, That better you may speed." " Call not my mother, for thy life, Nor ' fetch no ' women here, The midwifes help comes all ..."

6. A Select Collection of English Songs by Joseph Ritson (1783)
"Call not my mother, for thy life, Nor call the women here, The midwifes help comes all too late, My death I do not fear. ..."

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