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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Concluding states of pregnancy.

Usage examples (15)
  • Adjective : a lying-in hospital
  • Lady G., it were not for these frequent lyings-in! —
  • The daily business of this good lady was to scold the maids, collect eggs, feed the turkeys and assist at all lyings-in that happened within the parish.
  • Said he, You know Mr. Martin's character, and have severely censured him in one of your letters, as one of my brother rakes, and for his three lyings-in. for more
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