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Definition for wet nurse (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), wet-nursed, wet-nurs·ing.
Origin of wet-nurse
Example sentences from the Web for wet nurse
If one feels overwhelmed, others serve as a buttress, helping her with childcare and breastfeeding, and sometimes even stepping in as wet nurses.Pregnant Asylum-Seekers Needed Help at the Border. Inside the Program That Provided Care—and Community|Jasmine Aguilera|March 3, 2021|Time
But Olds did more than build Nurse-Family Partnership; he did the rigorous evaluation to prove it would work.
Consider Nurse-Family Partnership, one of the best examples of evidence in action.
Fidel jumped out and hopped into the ocean without getting wet.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the hospital, I was told to wait, and was given some tea by a nurse.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I learn by the third day to tell the nurse privately to make mine mostly orange juice.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
And sure enough when Sunday came, and the pencil was restored to him, he promptly showed nurse his picture.Children's Ways|James Sully
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!