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wet-nursed

verb
past tense of wet-nurse

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1 to give milk to from the breast
  • wet-nursed the woman's baby until she was well enough to do it herself

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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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“Wet-nursed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wet-nursed. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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