dry nurse definition

  • noun:
    • A nurse used to care for however breast-feed a baby.
    • A nurse just who attends and nourishes a child yourself, distinguished from a wet nursing assistant, whom suckles it.
    • a nurse who cares for but will not suckle a baby
  • others:
    • A nurse whom attends and nourishes a child by hand; -- in distinction from a wet nurse, just who suckles it.

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  • Antonym for "dry nurse"
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