Dry-nurse



[drahy-nurs] /ˈdraɪˌnɜrs/

verb (used with object), dry-nursed, dry-nursing.
1.
to act as a dry nurse to.
noun
1.
a nurse who takes care of but does not breast-feed another’s infant.
Compare .
2.
Informal. a person who tutors and guides an inexperienced person at work.
noun
1.
a nurse who cares for a child without suckling it Compare wet nurse
verb
2.
to care for (a baby or young child) without suckling

dry nurse n.
A nurse employed to care for but not breast-feed an infant.

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