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NURSE, n.

1. A woman that has the care of infants, or a woman employed to tend the children of others.
2. A woman who suckles infants.
3. A woman that has the care of a sick person.
4. A man who has the care of the sick.
5. A person that breeds, educates or protects hence, that which breeds, brings up or causes to grow as Greece, the nurse of the liberal arts.
6. An old woman in contempt.
7. The state of being nursed as, to put a child to nurse.
8. In composition, that which supplies food as a nurse-pond.

NURSE,

1. To tend, as infants as, to nurse a child.
2. To suckle to nourish at the breast.
3. To attend and take care of in child-bed as, to nurse a woman in her illness.
4. To tend the sick applied to males and females.
5. To ffed to maintain to bring up. Isaiah 60 .
6. To cherish to foster to encourage to promote growth in. We say, to nurse a feeble animal or plant.

By what hands has vice been nursed into so uncontrolled a dominion?

7. To manage with care and economy, with a view to increase as, to nurse our national resources.
Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Nurse'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​n/nurse.html.
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