nurserymaid

nurserymaid
\\ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun

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nursˈerymaid noun
1. A woman employed in a nursery
2. A nursemaid
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Main Entry:nursery

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  • dry nurse — Synonyms and related words: aliment, amah, ayah, breast feed, care for, cherish, coddle, cosset, cradle, cultivate, fatten, fatten up, feed, fondle, force feed, foster, lactate, lavish care on, mammy, mother, nanny, nourish, nurse, nursemaid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • nanny — Synonyms and related words: Partlet, amah, ayah, biddy, billy, billy goat, bitch, bossy, brood mare, buck, cow, doe, doeling, dry nurse, ewe, ewe lamb, filly, goat, guinea hen, gyp, he goat, heifer, hen, hind, jenny, kid, lioness, mammy, mare,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nurse — Synonyms and related words: LPN, RN, advance, aliment, amah, apprentice, attend, attend to, ayah, baby, baby sit, bandage, bathe, bear, bosom, break, break in, breast feed, breed, bring up, care for, chaperon, charge nurse, cherish, cling to,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nursemaid — Synonyms and related words: abigail, amah, au pair girl, ayah, betweenmaid, biddy, chambermaid, chaperon, companion, cook, dry nurse, duenna, femme de chambre, fille de chambre, gentlewoman, girl, governess, handmaid, handmaiden, hired girl,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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