guardian for nurture

variants: or guardian by nurture

Definition of guardian for nurture

English common law
: a father and upon his decease probably the mother of children under 14 years of age having custody of their persons and not of their estates — compare natural guardian

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“Guardian for nurture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guardian%20for%20nurture. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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