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Definition 1: a woman who is the custodian of children - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for nursemaid in the sense of this definition

(nursemaid is a kind of ...) someone in charge of other people

"am I my brother's keeper?"

(nursemaid is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

(... is a kind of nursemaid ) a nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant

(... is a kind of nursemaid ) an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.

(... is a kind of nursemaid ) a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else

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