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deliver

 [de-liv´er]
1. to aid in childbirth.
2. to remove, as a fetus, placenta, or lens of the eye.

de·liv·er

(dĕ-liv'ĕr),
1. To assist a woman in childbirth.
2. To extract from an enclosed place, as the fetus from the womb, an object or foreign body, for example, a tumor from its capsule or surroundings, or the lens of the eye in cases of cataract.
[fr. O. Fr. fr. L. de- + liber, free]

deliver

(dĭ-lĭv′ər)
v. deliv·ered, deliv·ering, deliv·ers
v.tr.
a. To give birth to: She delivered a baby boy this morning.
b. To assist (a woman) in giving birth: The doctor delivered her of twins.
c. To assist or aid in the birth of: The midwife delivered the baby.
v.intr.
To give birth: She expects to deliver in late August.

de·liv′er·a·bil′i·ty n.
de·liv′er·a·ble adj.
de·liv′er·er n.

de·liv·er

(dĕ-liv'ĕr)
1. To assist a woman in childbirth.
2. To extract from an enclosed place, as the fetus from the womb, an object or foreign body, e.g., a tumor from its capsule or surroundings, or the lens of the eye in cases of cataract.
[fr. O. Fr. fr. L. de- + liber, free]

deliver

1. to aid in parturition.
2. to remove, as a fetus, placenta or lens of the eye.
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So he journeyed on, thinking of her all the way, and rode so quickly that he did not even see what the road was made of, but went with his horse straight over it; and as he came to the gate it flew open, and the princess welcomed him with joy, and said he was her deliverer, and should now be her husband and lord of the kingdom.
Ah, my deliverer," said the Snake as well as he could, "you have arrived just in time; this reptile, you see, is pitching into me without provocation.
And when the glorious Revolution came he was one of those who rode out to meet and welcome William the Deliverer.
Opening the house-door gently, and casting a look of mingled gratitude and terror at his deliverer, he took the direction which had been indicated to him, and sped away like the wind.
Arriving at Thebes he answered the riddle of the Sphinx and the grateful Thebans made their deliverer king.
Hath the Will become its own deliverer and joy-bringer?
The Turk, amazed and delighted, endeavoured to kindle the zeal of his deliverer by promises of reward and wealth.
He loathed the idea that his daughter should be united to a Christian, but he feared the resentment of Felix if he should appear lukewarm, for he knew that he was still in the power of his deliverer if he should choose to betray him to the Italian state which they inhabited.
If any man ever earned hell," Hedley continued, "it is you, Brott, you who came to us a deliverer, and turned out to be a lying prophet.
and presently I knew the captain's voice; when, climbing up to the top of the hill, there he stood, and, pointing to the ship, he embraced me in his arms, "My dear friend and deliverer," says he, "there's your ship; for she is all yours, and so are we, and all that belong to her.
Their deliverer stepped forward for a moment to put the light upon the table, and immediately returning to his former position against the door, bared his head, and looked on smilingly.
I jumped upon my feet instantly, and got hold of my sword, but no enemies were in view: I found a Tartar lying dead, and his horse standing very quietly by him; and, looking further, I saw my deliverer, who had been to see what the Chinese had done, coming back with his hanger in his hand.