American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Midwifery

MID’WIFERY, n. The art or practice of assisting women in childbirth; obstetrics.

1. Assistance at childbirth.

2. Help or cooperation in production.

MID’-WINTER, n. The middle of winter, or the winter solstice, December 21. As the severity of winter in North America falls in January and February, the word ordinarily denotes this period, or some weeks after the winter solstice.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Midwifery," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PWHDHF6DDUUC6UQ.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Midwifery." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PWHDHF6DDUUC6UQ.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Midwifery' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PWHDHF6DDUUC6UQ.