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Noun1.nurseling - an infant considered in relation to its nurse
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
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109) They run, make noise; The bronze bridles clank, The burkas show up black, the armor flashes, The saddled horses boil, The whole aul is ready for the raid, And the wild nurselings of battle In a river gushed from the hills And rode along the bank of the Kuban' To gather tribute by force.
But she is a foolish nurse, of rather we are false foolish nurselings, when, in our resting and reflecting hours, we prolong the same deception.