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NURSE (a shortened form of the earlie...

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 914 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NURSE (a shortened form of the earlier " nourice," adapted through the French from Lat. nutrix, nu/rite, to nourish), primarily a woman who suckles and takes care of an infant, and more generally one who has the general charge of children; also a person, male or female, who attends to the sick, and particularly one who has been trained professionally for that purpose (see NURSING).
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