The judge suggested they mind their nursery rhymes—Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
By the time the mother came home, the nursery had been disassembled and the last nine months were put out of memory.
He's a very versatile cook, as much at home with sambal olek as he is with good old British nursery puddings.
It tracks light, noise, and temperature in the nursery, as well as baby's heart rate and sleep position.
They'd already decorated the nursery for the seven- month-old baby.
They now carried him off to tea in the nursery, where he stayed until it was time to dress for dinner.
Mark was in the nursery, as the children's room was still called.
It is the cradle of children, the nursery of mutual affection, and the training-school for citizenship in the community.
After tea I slunk away to the nursery, and sat staring into the fire.
We had reason to rejoice in the child's absence at the time of the thaw, for the nursery was not habitable.
c.1400, "breeding, nursing," from Old French norture, norreture "food, nourishment; education, training," from Late Latin nutritia "a nursing, suckling," from Latin nutrire "to nourish, suckle" (see nourish). Meaning "place or room for infants and young children and their nurse" is from c.1300. As a type of school, 1580s. Horticultural sense is from 1560s. Nursery rhyme is from 1832.