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noun as in nanny

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She would ask the nursemaid to read aloud, and, in return, she would make or mend a gown for her.

Perhaps of all its symbols the most typical and popular are: a nursemaid, a perambulator enclosing twins, and a gigantic dragoon.

Diminutive Nursemaid (to angler, who has not had a bite for hours).

The fact was, that she had given the little nursemaid an hour or two off.

The nursemaid was allus a talking to the sodgers in the park.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nursemaid, such as: ayah, baby-sitter, governess, au pair, nurserymaid, and wet nurse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.