Antonyms for dry nurse

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You will dry nurse him till some day he is able to understand you.

What would become of you, I wonder, if I wasn't to take you in to dry nurse?

Since when have you come to the conclusion that I need a dry nurse?

A dry nurse must be found at once, a nurse competent to take every precaution and give the child every chance.

She acted, I believe, as dry nurse to the distinguished Colonel of sepoys, my uncle.

My own cat actually imposes the duties of dry nurse on my Newfoundland, Theodore Nero.

After the child had been weaned it was fed by the dry nurse and the mother with pap, made chiefly of honey.

You'll be a dry nurse to a burro, and keep a hospital for infirm puppies, but you will fight game cocks.

Nothing could be more amusing than the solemnity with which the youngster performs his function of dry nurse.