Definition of Nurseries

1. Noun. (plural of nursery) ¹



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Definition of Nurseries

1. nursery [n] - See also: nursery

Medical Definition of Nurseries

1. Facilities which provide care for infants. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nurseries

nurse sharks
nursed
nursehound
nursehounds
nurseless
nurselike
nurseling
nursemaid
nursemaid's elbow
nursemaided
nursemaiding
nursemaids
nursepond
nurseponds
nurser
nurseries (current term)
nursers
nursery
nursery rhyme
nursery rhymes
nursery school
nursery schools
nursery web spider
nursery web spiders
nurserymaid
nurserymaids
nurseryman
nurserymen
nurserywoman
nurserywomen

Literary usage of Nurseries

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1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"Mrs. Mabel A. Gillam, Secretary, Chicago Association of Day nurseries, Chicago Day nurseries occupy a peculiarly important position in child welfare for ..."

2. Bulletin by New Jersey Dept. of Agriculture, New Jersey, Dept. of Agriculture (1916)
"The shade tree and ornamental nurseries, which are the greatest in number, ... In the southern half are most of the berry nurseries, while the dealers are ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1906)
"The inspection of nurseries occupied the exclusive attention of the ... A total of 518 nurseries and 65 greenhouses were inspected during the year. ..."

4. Seeding and Planting: A Manual for the Guidance of Forestry Students by James William Toumey (1916)
"Temporary nurseries are often advantageously maintained in mountainous regions where ... Temporary nurseries are usually favored when planting is limited to ..."

5. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"In other words, in a house where the children are supposed to be placed under the care of less experienced and responsible attendants, the nurseries, ..."

6. Insect Architecture by James Rennie (1830)
"These apartments are joined by the magazines and nurseries. ... These magazines are intermixed with the nurseries, which are buildings totally different ..."

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