nursemaid nursemaid

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman who is the custodian of children

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. She also cooked, sewed and acted as a nursemaid for the warden's wife.
  2. Hemings is presented as a wise, if untutored, child, more of a nursemaid to Jefferson than a believably sexual being.
  3. Sure enough, a nursemaid spotted Eden.

News

  • What audiences can expect from this season's operas

    Young pirate apprentice Frederic is about to be freed from his indentured period. Mistakenly apprenticed to the pirates by his partially deaf nursemaid Ruth, Frederic has decided to leave the pirate...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Carroll County News

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