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used in The Grapes of Wrath

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a non-doctor who practices the profession of assisting women in childbirth; or to assist in childbirth


someone who helps bring something into existence; of the act of helping to bring something into existence
  • The midwife, arriving late, had found the baby's head pulled out of shape, its neck stretched, its body warped; and she had pushed the head back and molded the body with her hands.
    Chapter 8 (64% in)
  • I'm getting to be a good midwife.
    Chapter 26 (11% in)

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