Synonyms for accouchement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-koosh-muh nt; French a-koosh-mahn
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkuʃ mənt; French a kuʃˈmɑ̃

Définition of accouchement

Origin :
  • 1803, from French accouchement, noun of action from accoucher (see accoucheur).
  • noun birth
Example sentences :
  • A French doctor was suspended, for an error in the accouchement of a lady.
  • Extract from : « A Five Years' Residence in Buenos Ayres » by George Thomas Love
  • According to Dalyell, an accouchement is here a fit of indigestion.
  • Extract from : « The Ocean World: » by Louis Figuier
  • They are particularly ill-treated at the period of their accouchement.
  • Extract from : « From Paris to Pekin over Siberian Snows » by Victor Meignan
  • A nourishing and restorative mixture during convalescence, much used among certain classes after accouchement.
  • Extract from : « Cooley's Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades..., Sixth Edition, Volume I » by Arnold Cooley
  • This occurred twice; but, after one disappointment, the accouchement was expected with all the ardour of English anticipation.
  • Extract from : « Secret History of the Court of England, from the Accession of George the Third to the Death of George the Fourth, Volume I (of 2) » by Lady Anne Hamilton
  • At her second accouchement, Agnes transferred them to a cat.
  • Extract from : « Witch, Warlock, and Magician » by William Henry Davenport Adams
  • The accouchement of women was intrusted in many cases to the care of educated men, who contributed not a little to the art.
  • Extract from : « An Epitome of the History of Medicine » by Roswell Park
  • At the good woman's second accouchement, a tumult was heard in the cow-house, which drew thither the whole assistants.
  • Extract from : « Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. II (of 3) » by Walter Scott
  • My beloved Anna had never thoroughly recovered after her accouchement, and day by day her health was growing weaker.
  • Extract from : « Adventures in the Philippine Islands » by Paul P. de La Gironire
  • Unfortunately, Struensee assisted in the accouchement with Berger, and no other physicians were afterwards called in.
  • Extract from : « Life and Times of Her Majesty Caroline Matilda, Vol. I (of III) » by C. F. Lachelles Wraxall

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