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- n. Something that repels, that which causes repulsion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, repels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which repels.
- n. Specifically, in obstetrics, an instrument used in difficult labor of animals to repel the fetus until the head and limbs can be made to present themselves normally for delivery.
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