family way

noun
family ( def 18 ).

Origin:
1790–1800

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Example sentences
Simply being able to walk safely is a fun family way to get started.
After about six months, they discharge her and she comes home and is in a family way again in a few months.
His lady fair is anxious for marriage and is in a family way but loath to tell her lover.
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