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Nursing

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Nursing

nursev.

Quotations: 
Pronunciation:  
Brit. /nəːs/
U.S. /nərs/
Forms:  ... (Show More)
Frequency (in current use):  
Origin: Of multiple origins. Probably a variant or alteration of another lexical item. Etymons: nursh v.nourish v.
Etymology: Probably partly alteration of nursh v., with change of ending after nurse n.1... (Show More)
 I. Senses relating to nurture and care.
 1. trans. Chiefly poet. (now rare).

 a. To rear or bring up; to nurture. Usually in pass.: to be reared or brought up in a certain place or physical environment (with the implication that the place has some influence upon the upbringing).

"nurse, v." OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2017. Web. 30 August 2017.