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Noun: crèche  kresh or kreysh
  1. [Brit] A nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work
    - day nursery, day care center [US], nursery, day care centre [Brit, Cdn]
  2. A representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem
  3. A hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
    - foundling hospital

Derived forms: crèches

Type of: baby's room, hospital, infirmary, nursery, representation

Encyclopedia: Crèche