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A special nursery, the "Creche," was built for their children.

How am I supposed to protect the Creche from the likes of Erikson?

There are almost a thousand androids in the Creche as of this morning.

Third, the artificial persons that streamed from the Creche were blasphemy.

"But the Creche is here, and I am here to guard it as my forefathers did," Merrick said.

In the lowest vaults of the Creche, Merrick showed the Prophet the infants.

Every human being within the Creche died so, but there was still life.

What they really need is a combination palace, houseboat, sanatorium, and creche.

Occasionally, a door opened almost soundlessly, and a white-clad figure would check the graph tapes on the creche's meters.

So soon as they had left the creche he began to speak of the horror the babies in their incubating cases had caused him.

WORD ORIGIN

"Christmas manger scene," 1792, from French crèche, from Old French cresche (13c.) "crib, manger, stall," ultimately from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German kripja, Old English cribb (see crib). Also "a public nursery for infants where they are cared for while their mothers are at work" (1854).

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