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nursemaid

Definitions of nursemaid
  1. noun
    a woman who is the custodian of children
    synonyms: nanny, nurse
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    types:
    dry nurse
    a nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant
    amah, wet nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse
    a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
    type of:
    keeper
    someone in charge of other people
    adult female, woman
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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