wet nurse

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Someone who treats someone else with excessive care
A woman hired to suckle another woman's child
To act as a wet nurse (in either sense.)
Dry nurse
A nurse who suckles a child, especially the child of another woman
a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
In former times, a wet nurse was a woman who was paid to breast-feed another woman's baby. a woman paid to give her breast milk to another woman's baby
nurse hired to breast-feed a baby; breast-feed
wet nurses
plural form of wet nurse
Alternative spelling of wet nurse
to act as wet nurse to
to give constant and often excessive care to
1. (noun) a woman employed to suckle another woman's child. 2. (verb) act as a wet nurse to. ▶informal look after (someone) as though they were a helpless infant
to give someone too much care and attention, as if they were a child
a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
alternative spelling of wet nurse
wet nurse

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    wet nırs


    /ˈwet ˈnərs/ /ˈwɛt ˈnɜrs/


    [ 'wet ] (adjective.) before 12th century. Middle English, partly from past participle of weten to wet & partly from Old English w[AE]t wet; akin to Old Norse vAtr wet, Old English wæter water.

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