Examples from the Web for couvade
These allusions always refer to the Béarnais, the dialect whence the word “couvade” is borrowed.Basque Legends|Wentworth Webster
Sir John Lubbock would account for the curious and widely spread custom of the Couvade as a feature of this change.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Fiske.
The custom of the couvade, attributed by Strabo to the Cantabri, is unknown among the modern Basques.
Either origin of the Couvade is consistent with early beliefs and customs.Aucassin and Nicolete|Andrew Lang
I refer to the custom of so-called father-confinement or 'couvade.'Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt