Definition of 'umbilical cord'
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We need to cut the umbilical cord between getting pregnant and getting a council flat. The Sun (2009)There were other women around who cut the umbilical cord. The Sun (2013)Radio control was substituted for the umbilical cord cable which could become entangled. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The umbilical cord is now cut. Living with Angina (1991)Families have begun to send messages in green capsules down the long umbilical cords into the chamber where the miners are sheltering. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They cut your umbilical cord, signed your passport photograph and came to your funeral. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's like an umbilical cord being cut. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A gap year really was a chance to cut the umbilical cord and go it alone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is difficult to say an umbilical cord nine miles long can be seen as part of a parent school and not as a new school. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The fox cub was still attached to its umbilical cord and placenta when it was spotted in a garden and brought into the centre by the homeowner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My husband says I have the longest umbilical cord in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Recently, after one birth, they cut the umbilical cord with a razor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I cut the umbilical cord. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I cut granddaughter's umbilical cord. The Sun (2012)
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