nursery school


Definition of nursery school

: a school for children usually under five years old

Examples of nursery school in a Sentence

parents trying to find the right nursery school for their children
Recent Examples on the Web My son, who just graduated from high school, is still on at least one nursery school waiting list. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, 27 June 2022 According to the National Safety Town Center, in 1937 the initiative was founded in Mansfield, Ohio, by policeman Frend Boals and expanded into a comprehensive safety education program by Bedford, Ohio, nursery school teacher Dorothy Chlad in1964. Wayne Baker, The Enquirer, 10 July 2022 The principal of one nursery school, for children under five, said the impact of the pandemic on children’s development was clear when lockdowns lifted. Nick Morrison, Forbes, 17 May 2022 Greyson Martin Kessler never got to finish nursery school. Rod Stafford Hagwood, Sun Sentinel, 22 May 2022 The youngest children can be part of the nursery school on the eighth deck. Rick Noack And Sandra Mehl, Anchorage Daily News, 13 May 2022 The youngest children can be part of the nursery school on the eighth deck. Sandra Mehl, Washington Post, 12 May 2022 Katy Perry and Jimmy Kimmel have crafted a song meant to be blasted through nursery school speakers. Jack Irvin,, 12 Apr. 2022 There were armed guards outside her nursery school, their fingers on the triggers. New York Times, 16 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nursery school

1835, in the meaning defined above

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4 Aug 2022

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“Nursery school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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