Thesaurus / family-way
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Mrs. Stoddart conjectures she is in the family-way again, and those kind of conjectures generally prove too true.
MARY LAMBANNE BURROWS GILCHRIST
Oh, in order that the overseers may not work the women in the family-way overmuch.
PICTURES OF SOUTHERN LIFEWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The princess became in the family-way; and the king was obliged to go to another kingdom.
BASQUE LEGENDSWENTWORTH WEBSTER
She is in the family-way, this summer 1737, a very young lady still; result thought to be due—When?
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. X. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
If a woman in the family-way looks into the window, where there is a corpse, the baby will be dumb.