nursemaid

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nurse·maid

 (nûrs′mād′)
n.
A woman employed to take care of infants or young children.

nursemaid

(ˈnɜːsˌmeɪd) or

nurserymaid

n
a woman or girl employed to look after someone else's children. Often shortened to: nurse

nurse•maid

(ˈnɜrsˌmeɪd)

n.
a woman or girl employed to care for children, esp. in a household.
Also called nurs′er•y•maid`.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursemaid - a woman who is the custodian of childrennursemaid - a woman who is the custodian of children
dry nurse - a nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant
keeper - someone in charge of other people; "am I my brother's keeper?"
mammy - an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
amah, wet nurse, wetnurse, wet-nurse - a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"

nursemaid

noun nanny, nurse, angel (informal) She worked as nursemaid to the family of a diplomat.
Translations
مُرَبِّيَة أطْفال
slečna k dětemvychovatelka
barnepige
gyermeklány
barnfóstra
vychovávateľka

nursemaid

(o.f.) [ˈnɜːsmeɪd] Nniñera f, aya f
to play nursemaid to sbhacer de niñera de algn

nursemaid

n (= nanny, hum: = servant) → Kindermädchen nt

nursemaid

[ˈnɜːsˌmeɪd] nbambinaia

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.
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