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Noun: wetnurse
  1. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
    "The wetnurse suckled the infant";
    - wet nurse, wet-nurse, amah
Verb: wet-nurse  'wet,nurs
  1. (of a woman) produce breast milk for a baby to drink
    "The wetnurse suckled the infant";
    - breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, lactate, give suck [archaic]

Derived forms: wet-nurses, wet-nursed, wet nurses, wet-nursing, wetnurses

Type of: feed, give, nanny, nurse, nursemaid

Encyclopedia: Wetnurse