nurserymaid

nursemaid

[nurs-meyd]
noun
1.
Also called nurserymaid. a woman or girl employed to care for a child or several children, especially in a household.
verb (used with object)
2.
to act as a nursemaid to; to take care of or look after protectively.

Origin:
1650–60; nurse + maid

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nursemaid or nurserymaid (ˈnɜːsˌmeɪd, ˈnɜːsrɪˌmeɪd)
 
n
Often shortened to: nurse a woman or girl employed to look after someone else's children
 
nurserymaid or nurserymaid
 
n

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