nursery school


noun

a prekindergarten school for children from about three to five years of age.

Nearby words

  1. nursemaid's elbow,
  2. nurser,
  3. nursery,
  4. nursery rhyme,
  5. nursery rhymes,
  6. nursery slopes,
  7. nursery stakes,
  8. nurseryman,
  9. nurserywoman,
  10. nursing

Origin of nursery school

First recorded in 1825–35

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Examples from the Web for nursery school

  • Hang a tin wreath there, and then get back to your nursery-school or I'll denounce you to the police.

    Pandora's Box|Frank Wedekind


British Dictionary definitions for nursery school

nursery school

noun

a school for young children, usually from three to five years old
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