Definition of Midwifing

1. Verb. (rare) (present participle of midwife) More commonly midwiving. ¹



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Definition of Midwifing

1. midwife [v] - See also: midwife

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midwifing

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

Literary usage of Midwifing

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1. Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.: Consisting by John Nichols (1817)
"Perhaps in the office of Diana when her Temple was on fire, midwifing to some Minerva of the brain, which is to inform an immortal epigram at the next ..."

2. Illustrations of the Literary History of the 18th Century: Consisting of edited by J. B. Nichols (1817)
"Perhaps in the office of Diana when her Temple was on fire, midwifing to some Minerva of the brain, which is to inform an immortal epigram at the next ..."

3. Annals of Westminster School by John Sargeaunt (1898)
"Perhaps in the office of Diana when her temple was a-burning, gone a-midwifing to some Minerva of the brain, which is to make its first bodily appearance in ..."

4. Annals of Westminster School by John Sargeaunt (1898)
"Perhaps in the office of Diana when her temple was a-burning, gone a-midwifing to some Minerva of the brain, which is to make its first bodily appearance in ..."

5. History of the Great Civil War, 1642-1649 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1889)
"Truly," he writes, after saying that truth and reason were the old licensers," my spirit could never go forth with any other way of licensing, or midwifing ..."

6. History of the Great Civil War, 1642-1649 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1901)
"Truly," he writes, after saying that truth and reason were the old licensers, "my spirit could never go forth with any other way of licensing, or midwifing ..."

7. Cases Argued and Decreed in the High Court of Chancery [1660-1697]. by Great Britain Court of Chancery (1828)
"My part herein has been little more than midwifing into the world another's orphan issue ; and I was glad of finding this occasion publicly to profess ..."

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