nursed nursed  /ˈnɜrst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of an infant) breast-fed

Usage(s):

  1. The beautifully busty actress, on a trip to Sierra Leone to support a tetanus-vaccination project, nursed a starving baby she encountered while being filmed by ABC News.
  2. Says Natalia Chang, 29, who has cross-nursed with her San Jose, Calif.
  3. If the baby is not nursed, the milk supply is troublesome to dry up; but if it is nursed, gradual weaning allows the milk to dwindle naturally.

News

  1. Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For Record-Setting Eighth Time

    Rafael Nadal proved once again that he is the king of the court at the French Open. Nadal faced off against David Ferrer and pulled off an easy 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 win on Sunday afternoon. After returning to play during a seven-month layoff in which he nursed a sore knee, Nadal told reporters that his victory [...] Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For Record-Setting Eighth Time is a post from: The ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Nursing injured and orphaned wild animals in SWLA

    Injuries and illnesses for wild animals can be deadly in their natural environments.  KPLC 's Britney Glaser gives an inside look at a local wildlife rehabilitation center where the wild animals are nursed back to health.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: KPLC Lake Charles

  3. Green Thoughts: Should they stay or should they go?

    Do some plants have historic value? Should old trees, past their prime, be nursed along for sentimental reasons? It is a question I pondered this week with a young fellow who recently purchased an antique Rensselaer County farmstead. The property had shrunk from hundreds of acres to just 10 and the barns now belonged to neighbors, but dozens of ancient apple trees remained on a hillside beside ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

Quotes

  1. In a 1999 article written for the Punahou Bulletin, Obama said that as one of the few blacks in the school, "I probably questioned my identity a bit harder than most. As a kid from a broken home and family of relatively modest means, I nursed more...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Ledley hardly trains and has to be nursed through every week," Redknapp told The Sun. "I really can't see the sense in this." "It's pointless. If he plays against Ukraine there is no way he can play on Saturday against Blackburn."
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Harry Redknapp Source: ESPN

  3. "I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt...
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Jonathan Swift Source: Tower Timberjay News

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