Lying-in Definition

līĭng-ĭn
lyings-in
noun
The situation (often, traditionally, involving confinement to bed) of a woman during the process of giving birth.
Webster's New World
The time needed for this, often including time before labor begins and after delivery.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
adjective
Of or for childbirth.
A lying-in hospital.
Webster's New World

Of, or relating to childbirth.

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Other Word Forms of Lying-in

Noun

Singular:
lying-in
Plural:
lyings-in

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