Meaning of “nursemaid” in the English Dictionary

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"nursemaid" in British English

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nursemaidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnɜːs.meɪd/ us /ˈnɝːs.meɪd/ old-fashioned

a woman who takes care of someone else's young children:

I'm not going to be a nursemaid to you - make your own bed!

(Definition of “nursemaid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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