dry nurse

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dry nurse

noun

Definition of DRY NURSE

:  a nurse who takes care of but does not breast-feed another woman's baby

Examples of DRY NURSE

  1. <after years of being a dry nurse to other women's children, she longed to have a child of her own>

First Known Use of DRY NURSE

1598

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dry nurse

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DRY NURSE

: a nurse who takes care of but does not breast-feed another woman's baby

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