nursling

  • 1 Nursling — Nurs ling, n. [Nurse + ling.] One who, or that which, is nursed; an infant; a fondling. [1913 Webster] I was his nursling once, and choice delight. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 nursling — index infant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 nursling — (n.) also nurseling, object of a nurse s care, 1550s, from NURSE (Cf. nurse) (v.) + LING (Cf. ling) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 nursling — is the preferred spelling, not nurseling …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 nursling — [nʉrs′liŋ] n. 1. a young baby still being nursed 2. anything that is being carefully tended or cared for: Also nurseling …

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  • 6 Nursling — Coordinates: 50°56′42″N 1°28′22″W / 50.944945°N 1.4726897°W / 50.944945; 1.4726897 …

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  • 7 nursling — noun Date: 1557 1. one that is solicitously cared for 2. a nursing child …

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  • 8 nursling — /nerrs ling/, n. 1. an infant, child, or young animal being nursed or being cared for by a nurse. 2. any person or thing under fostering care, influences, or conditions. Also, nurseling. [1550 60; NURSE + LING1] * * * …

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  • 9 nursling — noun A young child or animal being nursed …

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  • 10 nursling — nurs·ling nər sliŋ n a nursing child …

    Medical dictionary

  • 11 nursling — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A very young child: babe, baby, bambino, infant, neonate, newborn. Idiom: bundle of joy. See KIN, YOUTH …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 nursling — nurs·ling || nÉœrslɪŋ / nɜː n. nursing baby, infant; person or thing being fostered …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 nursling — noun dated a baby that is being breastfed …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 nursling — n. Infant, babe, baby, suckling, child, fondling, nurse child …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 nursling — n infant, baby, newborn, neonate, It. bambino, Fr. bebe. papoose, suckling, weanling; foundling, changeling; young child, Fr. enfant, Scot, and North Eng. bairn, toddler, tot, tiny tot, U.S. Inf. tad, pre schooler, nursery schooler; (all of… …

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  • 16 nursling — nurs·ling …

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  • 17 nursling — nurs•ling [[t]ˈnɜrs lɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) a nursing infant or young animal 2) any person or thing under fostering care • Etymology: 1550–60 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 nursling — /ˈnɜslɪŋ/ (say nersling) noun 1. an infant or child under a nurse s care. 2. any person or thing under fostering care, influences, or conditions. Also, nurseling …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 nursling — n. (also nurseling) an infant that is being suckled …

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  • 20 Nursling railway station — Nursling Former site looking north Location …

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