wet nurse(redirected from Wet nursing)
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1. A woman who suckles another woman's child.
2. One who treats another with excessive care or solicitude.
a woman hired to suckle the child of another
1. to act as a wet nurse to (a child)
2. informal to attend with great devotion
a woman hired to suckle another's infant.
v.t. -nursed, -nurs•ing.
1. to act as a wet nurse to (an infant).
2. to give excessive care or attention to.