Definition of Baby minder
1. Noun. A person who looks after babies (usually in the person's own home) while the babys' parents are working.
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Literary usage of Baby minder
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1. Essays and Literary Studies by Stephen Leacock (1916)
"Feminists of the enraged kind may talk as they will of the paid attendant and the expert baby- minder. Fiddlesticks! These things are a mere supplement, ..."
2. British Manufacturing Industries by George Phillips Bevan, Bevan, George Phillips, 1829?-1889 (1877)
"... the children to be nursed at home, or by a " baby minder," who, for a small daily sum, takes in the little unfortunate and doses it with opiates. ..."
3. The Children of the Nation: How Their Health and Vigour Should be Promoted by John Eldon Gorst (1906)
"... is a general agreement," says the chief inspector, "^that the best-informed teacher is not necessarily the best baby-minder. ..."
4. Rambles in Central China by William Arthur. Cornaby (1896)
"It is an unpatented baby-minder, and might be introduced into the West with advantage. The child is free to move its arms, to kick the wooden sides, ..."