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midwife
used in Light in August

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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
  • He could not think of the word midwife, which he knew that Hightower would use.
    Chapter 17 (2% in)

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