nursery school


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

Origin of nursery school

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nursery school

Historical Examples of 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


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