Definition of midwifely in English:

midwifely

adjective

  • Characteristic of a midwife; of or relating to a midwife. rare before 20th cent.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Gervase Markham (?1568–1637), author. From midwife + -ly, after wifely.

Pronunciation

midwifely

/ˈmɪdwʌɪfli/