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A person (usually a woman) who takes care of other people’s young.
A person trained to provide care for the sick.
1990, (w), (w), ''of Cards (UK TV show)|House of Cards'', Season 1, Episode 4
- ''Francis Urquhart:'' Right. Mackenzie. Health. No chance of getting him into a demo at a hospital, I suppose?''Tim Stamper:'' Doesn't go to hospitals any more. Kept getting beaten up by the nurses... I think he has trouble getting insured now.
One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow, trains, or fosters.
(RQ:Burke Revolution in France)
A shrub or tree that protects a young plant.
''She believes that nursing her baby will make him strong and healthy''.
''She nursed him back to health.''
To treat kindly and with extra care.
''She nursed the rosebush and that season it bloomed.''
To manage with care and economy.
To drink slowly, to make it last.
''Rob was nursing a small beer.''
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To hold closely to one's chest
''Would you like to nurse the puppy?''
1866, United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, ''Supplemental report of the Joint Committee''
- It is to our interest to let Lee and Johnston come together, just as a billiard-player would nurse the balls when he has them in a nice place