dry-nurse definition

  • noun:
    • A nurse who takes care of a baby, but doesn't breastfeed
    • A nurse whom attends and nourishes a kid, but doesn't suckle it. Compare wet-nursc.
    • person who appears to some other in a relation somewhat similar; for this reason, specially, a substandard just who instructs his exceptional inside the duties.
  • others:
    • To feed, attend, and talk about without suckling.
    • To instruct in the responsibilities of a higher rank or place than a person's own.
  • verb:
    • take care of a baby without nursing it

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