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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: caul(0.01130 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to caul.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the
colon and covering the intestines [syn: greater omentum,
2: the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates
(especially when covering the head at birth) [syn: veil,
English → English (gcide)
Caul \Caul\ (k[add]l), n. [OE. calle, kelle, prob. fr. F. cale;
cf. Ir. calla a veil.]
1. A covering of network for the head, worn by women; also, a
2. (Anat.) The fold of membrane loaded with fat, which covers
more or less of the intestines in mammals; the great
omentum. See Omentum.
The caul serves for the warming of the lower belly.
3. A part of the amnion, one of the membranes enveloping the
fetus, which sometimes is round the head of a child at its
birth; -- called also a veil.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
It is deemed lucky to be with a caul or membrane
over the face. This caul is esteemed an infallible
preservative against drowning . . . According to
Chrysostom, the midwives frequently sold it for
magic uses. --Grose.
I was born with a caul, which was advertised for
sale, in the newspapers, at the low price of fifteen