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Definition of the noun accoucheuse

What does accoucheuse mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accoucheuses

  1. a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of accoucheuse: midwife
    • more generic word: nurse = one skilled in caring for young children or the sick

Alternative definition of the noun accoucheuse


  1. [rare] A midwife.

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Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

An accoucheuse is a woman obstetrician, or sometimes a midwife. ACE Angiotensin converting enzyme. ACE converts an angiotensin to its activated form, angiotensin II, enabling it to function. Angiotensin II constricts blood vessels and ...

Google previewThe imperial encyclopaedic dictionary (1901)

a new and exhaustive work of reference to the English language, defining over 250,000 words, with a full account of their origin, pronunciation and use. Comprising a general encyclopaedia of art, science, invention and discovery; a gazetteer and atlas of the world; a compendious dictionary of universal biography, etc by Robert Hunter

accoucheuse (pron. a-kû-shoçe), e. [Fr.; the fem. form of Accoucheur.] A midwife.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Accoucheuse, «. [Fr.] Midwife, howdy Orr howdieX Account, «.

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

t accoutre accoucheuse 47 2. Fig. (satirical): One who assists in bringing a been discharged. Payment on account = in partial . . It is followed by to placed before the person, friend's manuscript into the world of letters. payment of a debt.

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

accoucheuse 2. Fig. (satirical): One who assists in bringing a friend's manuscript into the world of letters. “A kind of gratis accoucheur to those who wish to be delivered of rhyme, but do not know how to bring forth.”Byron, English Bards de ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

une accoucheuse, obstetrix, eine Wehmutter, Hebamme. To Midwife, an ingenious compofure, mettre aujour un ouvrage d'esprit, eine sinnreiche Schrift herausgeben, Midwifery, l'art d'accoucher les femmes, obstetricandi ars, ...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

lfs, an accoucheuse, ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

by George Milbry Gould

Accoucheuse. A midwife. A. C. E. Mixture. An anaesthetic mixture, not ...

Google previewA Phonetic Dictionary of the English Language (2002)

by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees

-iz accoucheuse, -s 'a>kw9'fo:tis aquafortis adcwamarim, -z aquamarine, -s nkwa'rel, »z aquarelle, -s sekwa'relist ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1901)

by Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee

Madame Siebold, the German accoucheuse, who had attended Princess Victoria's birth, was also present at Prince Albert's, and in the Saxe-Coburg circle the names of the two children were at once linked together. In December 1819 the ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1U1C3H4E1U1S1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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