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nursemaid

nursemaid

noun nurse·maid \ˈnərs-ˌmād\

: a girl or woman whose job is to take care of children

Full Definition of NURSEMAID

:  a girl or woman who is regularly employed to look after children

Examples of NURSEMAID

  1. <sent the children to their nursemaid>

First Known Use of NURSEMAID

1657

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