Definition of lying–in
: the state attending and consequent to childbirth : confinement
First Known Use of lying–in
LYING–IN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lying–in for English Language Learners
: the time when a woman lies in bed before, while, and after giving birth to a baby
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