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Meaning of NURSEMAID

Pronunciation:  'nursmeyd

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a woman who is the custodian of children

NURSEMAID is a 9 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: nanny, nurse
 See Also: adult female, amah, dry nurse, keeper, mammy, wet nurse, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nurse"maid`\, n.
A girl employed to attend children.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abigail, amah, au pair girl, ayah, betweenmaid, biddy, chambermaid, chaperon, companion, cook, dry nurse, duenna, femme de chambre, fille de chambre, gentlewoman, girl, governess, handmaid, handmaiden, hired girl, housemaid, kitchenmaid, lady-help, lady-in-waiting, live-in maid, live-out maid, maid, maidservant, mammy, nanny, nurse, nurserymaid, parlormaid, scullery maid, servant girl, servitress, sitter, soubrette, tweeny, upstairs maid, waiting maid, wench, wet nurse