nursery rhyme

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nursery rhyme

n.
A short, rhymed poem or tale for children.

nursery rhyme

n
a short traditional verse or song for children, such as Little Jack Horner

nurs′ery rhyme`


n.
a short, simple poem or song for very young children.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursery rhyme - a tale in rhymed verse for childrennursery rhyme - a tale in rhymed verse for children
narration, narrative, story, tale - a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
Translations
أُغْنِيَةٌ لِلْأَطْفَالِقَصيدَه أو نَشيد مُقَفّى للأطْفال
dětská říkankaříkanka
børnerim
lastenloru
pjesmica za malu djecu
gyermekvers
barnavísa
伝承童謡
동요
detská riekanka
otroška pesmica
barnvisa
กลอนหรือเพลงง่ายๆ สำหรับเด็ก
çocuk şarkılarıçocuk şiiri/şarkısı
bài hát mẫu giáo

nursery rhyme

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nurse

(nəːs) noun
1. a person who looks after sick or injured people in hospital. She wants to be a nurse.
2. a person, usually a woman, who looks after small children. The children have gone out with their nurse.
verb
1. to look after sick or injured people, especially in a hospital. He was nursed back to health.
2. to give (a baby) milk from the breast.
3. to hold with care. She was nursing a kitten.
4. to have or encourage (feelings eg of anger or hope) in oneself.
ˈnurseryplural ˈnurseries noun
1. a room etc for young children.
2. a place where young plants are grown.
ˈnursing noun
the profession of a nurse who cares for the sick.
ˈnursemaid noun
a nurse who looks after small children.
ˈnurseryman noun
a person who runs, or works in, a nursery for plants.
nursery rhyme
a short, simple poem for children.
nursery school
a school for very young children.
ˈnursing-home noun
a small private hospital.

nursery rhyme

أُغْنِيَةٌ لِلْأَطْفَالِ říkanka børnerim Kinderreim παιδικό τραγούδι canción infantil lastenloru comptine pjesmica za malu djecu filastrocca 伝承童謡 동요 kinderliedje barneregle wierszyk dla dzieci canção infantil детские стихи barnvisa กลอนหรือเพลงง่ายๆ สำหรับเด็ก çocuk şarkıları bài hát mẫu giáo 童谣
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The People of the Town: Nursery-Rhyme Friends for You and Me is a children's picturebook of classic nursery rhymes, enhanced with playful color illustrations.
In the first guise, our hero is a nursery-rhyme blunderer after the mould (all puns intended) of Solomon Grundy; in the second, he is the biblical Moses, who, in his wisdom, leads the children of Israel out of Egypt, wanders with them through the wilderness for forty years, prescribes to them a volume's worth of laws, and leaves them on the threshold of the promised land.
Familiar to two generations of American children as a Disney movie with Annette Funicello as the nursery-rhyme heroine and Ed Wynn as an eccentric toy maker, ``Babes in Toyland'' comes to the Antelope Valley this weekend in a different version.