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wet-nurse


wet–nurse

verb

Definition of WET-NURSE

1
to give milk to from the breast <wet-nursed the woman's baby until she was well enough to do it herself>
Related Words bottle-feed
Near Antonyms wean
2
to treat with great or excessive care <recent college grads quickly learn that employers won't wet-nurse them the way that their teachers did>

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