Couvade

Couvade, a custom among certain races of low culture in which a father before and after childbirth takes upon himself the duties and cares of the mother.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Coutts, Thomas * Couza, Prince
Courtney, William
Courtois, Jacques
Courtrais
Cousin, Victor
Cousin Michael
Cousin-Montauban
Cousins, Samuel
Couston
Couthon, Georges
Coutts, Thomas
Couvade
Couza, Prince
Covenant, Solemn League and
Covenant, The National
Covenanters
Covent Garden
Coventry
Coventry, Sir John
Coverdale, Miles
Coverley, Sir Roger de
Cowell, John

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Couvade in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable