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midwife
used in Oliver Twist

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

or:

someone who helps bring something into existence; or the act of helping to bring something into existence
  • There's no midwifery there, whichever place she's gone to; so I suppose she's out of employment, anyway.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (86% in)
midwifery = the profession of assisting women in childbirth by people who are not medical doctors
There are no more uses of "midwife" in Oliver Twist.

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