THE BLUE ORCHARD by Jackson Taylor
mansard - In their report they describe it as a three-story, red-brick dwelling with pillared porch and mansard roof. (p. 2)
mansard: Also called mansard roof . a hip roof, each face of which has a steeper lower part and a shallower upper part.
accoucheur- As our medical knowledge increases the necessity for therapeutic abortion is growing less and less, and now it is only in rare cases that the accoucheur feels that the best interest of the mother, the family, and the community are served by this sacrifice. (p. 147)
accoucheur: a person who assists during childbirth, esp. an obstetrician.
What new words did you discover this week?