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
References in classic literature ?
So they took hands and began to prance about uncle and niece, singing, with sudden inspiration, the nursery rhyme
And here is another of my lovers, a rough Cymon at present certainly, but of whom I had most hopeful expectations as to his turning out well in course of time, pretending that he can't remember his nursery rhymes! On purpose to annoy me, for he knows how I doat upon them!'
OUR DAILY PUB QUIZ 1 In the nursery rhyme how many men did the Grand Old Duke of York have?
| Anglesey YFC were winners of a competition to design an item based on a nursery rhyme
Material girls A stitch in nursery rhyme as Ann Hill (right) hands over her nursery rhyme quilt to schools creative learning and engagement officer, Wendy Jones
| Fairfield Prep School in Loughborough took part in a Guinness World Record bid for the longest nursery rhyme relay.
Featuring the charming illustrations of Sally Garland, "Nursery Rhyme & Shine" is a board-book treasury of endearingly illustrated nursery rhymes for children ages 5-6 that includes such classics as "Wheels on the Bus" and "Pat-a-Cake"--and is complemented by a smartphone-scanable QR code to listen to a medley of the featured songs.
The word "black" has vanished from the nursery rhyme as played on the Little Star Activity Table from VTech.
The nursery rhyme is nearly 300 years old and is believed to have originated as a protest against a hike in wool taxes.
Pregnant women were asked to read a nursery rhyme that they had never read to their preborn children before.
Victorians were so shocked by the content that they founded the British Society for Nursery Rhyme Reform to rid them of unsavoury elements.
My good friend and singer Edward Reid set the tone for a raucous afternoon by belting out his famous Nursery Rhyme audition piece that got him into the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent, then he had us all on the dance floor with everything from Bruno Mars to Tina Turner.