1. nurse log a large decomposing tree trunk that has fallen, usually in a forest; the decaying wood provides moisture and nutrients for a variety of insects and plants
  2. nurseling an infant considered in relation to its nurse
  3. nursling an infant considered in relation to its nurse
  4. nursing the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
  5. phraseology the manner in which something is expressed in words
  6. neurology the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system
  7. nosology the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease
  8. analogy drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity
  9. parisology the use of ambiguous words
  10. nursery a child's room for a baby
  11. nursemaid a woman who is the custodian of children
  12. Norse mythology the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
  13. nurse one skilled in caring for young children or the sick
  14. horseleech any of several large freshwater leeches
  15. pursuing following in order to overtake or capture
  16. nursed (of an infant) breast-fed
  17. nurse shark small bottom-dwelling shark of warm shallow waters on both coasts of North America and South America and from southeast Asia to Australia
  18. numerology the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
  19. nurser a person who treats something carefully
  20. chronology an arrangement of events in time