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AYAH

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 71 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AYAH, a Spanish word (aya) for children's nurse or maid, introduced by the Portuguese into India and adopted by the English to denote their native nurses.
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