He died on the spot and his mate, who was pregnant at the time, proceeded to miscarry due to depression.
She told me that if I decided to miscarry, there was nothing they could do about it.
Nothing but what perhaps were the solecisms of my immediate neighbors caused my efforts to miscarry.
“No, they not miscarry yet,” replied the Arab, with a grim smile.
And indeed, how should they miscarry, when they never come before their time?
Without these the Revolution will miscarry and our Dastur will not be worth a date-stone.
Make the cause of the innocent as it were your own; and suffer it not to miscarry through your slothfulness and neglect.
It grieves me mightily; for it will be a sad houre to the family should she miscarry.
To forestall this offensive would cause it to miscarry and keep the initiative in her own hands.
If He have the guiding of my flock and state, it shall not miscarry.
c.1300, "go astray;" mid-14c., "come to harm, perish;" of persons, "to die," of objects, "to be lost or destroyed," from mis- (1) "wrongly" + caryen "to carry" (see carry (v.)). Meaning "deliver unviable fetus" first recorded 1520s; that of "fail, come to naught" (of plans or designs) is from c.1600. Related: Miscarried; miscarrying.
miscarry mis·car·ry (mĭs'kār'ē, mĭs-kār'ē)
v. mis·car·ried, mis·car·ry·ing, mis·car·ries
To have a miscarriage; abort.