a device for extracting and collecting milk from the breast during lactation
Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology Audrey Davis
The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
Swimming. a stroke made in the prone position, in which both hands move simultaneously forward, outward, and rearward from in front of the chest while the legs move in a frog kick. to swim using the breaststroke. Historical Examples The Path of the King John Buchan noun a swimming stroke in which the arms are […]
a horizontal beam supporting an exterior wall over an opening, as a shop window.
wale1 (def 5).
retaining wall. a wall for holding in place a mass of earth or the like, as at the edge of a terrace or excavation. Historical Examples The different modes of cultivating the pine-apple John Claudius Loudon noun a wall constructed to hold back earth, loose rock, etc Also called revetment