Definitions starting with H

ID #2236

hot the pain

[cf. HOT adj. and v] phr. to give an alcoholic drink to a woman in labor in order to hasten contractions: 1980 (Dorsett 5).

Tags: bush medicine, idiom, phrase

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Last update: 2011-10-30 02:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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