v. t.1.To feed, attend, and bring up without breastfeeding it.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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When he discovers that his daughter has fled, Thrifty tries and punishes Constance's 'drynurse' Jennet (Peter's wife) by having her pull a cart across the stage, making a play on her name (which means 'small Spanish horse' (2)) and of course in an allusion to the shaming ritual of carting convicts for display.