Main meanings of nursery-maid in English

: nursery-maid1nursery-maid2

nursery-maid1

Pronunciation /ˈnəːs(ə)riˌmeɪd/

noun

historical
  • Nursemaid.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Duchess of Newcastle (?1623–1673), writer. From nursery + maid.

Main meanings of nursery-maid in English

: nursery-maid1nursery-maid2

nursery-maid2

Pronunciation /ˈnəːs(ə)riˌmeɪd/

verb

rare
  • with object Nursemaid.

Origin

Late 19th century. From nursery-maid.