Definition of Nursed

1. Adjective. (of an infant) breast-fed.

Exact synonyms: Suckled
Similar to: Breast-fed



Definition of Nursed

1. Verb. (past of nurse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nursed

1. nurse [v] - See also: nurse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nursed

nurse-patient relation
nurse-patient relations
nurse administrators
nurse anaesthetists
nurse clinician
nurse clinicians
nurse epidemiologist
nurse log
nurse midwives
nurse practitioner
nurse practitioners
nurse shark
nurse sharks
nursed (current term)
nursehound
nursehounds
nurseless
nurselike
nurseling
nursemaid
nursemaid's elbow
nursemaided
nursemaiding
nursemaids
nursepond
nurseponds
nurser
nurseries

Literary usage of Nursed

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"As two young lions by their dam are nursed High mid a mountain's summits in the glens Of a deep forest, but anon descend Harrying fat sheep and oxen, ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"And peaceful nursed her new-born child. JO change accursed ! past are those days ; False Murray's ruthless spoilers came, And, for the hearth's domestic ..."

3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"Ideas nursed in "Free Schools."—Yankee Materialism.—How it has Developed in the War.—Yankee Falsehoods and Yankee Cruelties.—His Commercial Politics. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... church of freely to others; especially to the sick-poor whom she nursed. It was about the time that she became a Franciscan tertiary that the ..."

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