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wet-nurse

wet-nurse

 
pronunciation:
wet nuhrs
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wet-nursed, wet-nurses, wet-nursing
definition 1: to suckle (another's baby).
definition 2: to give excessive or unremitting care to.
She wet-nurses her grown son by washing his clothes every week.