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  • n. Obsolete form of nurse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Nurse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of nurse.


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  • Old Fr. noreis, the Northerner (Chapter XI), or norice (nourrice), the nurse, foster-mother (Chapter XX).

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  • "To the norice and rokker of the same lord, 25s. 8d."

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  • Mark to Market requires a willing owner (unwilling seller) to discount the value of his assets to the point that a disinterested (unwilling potential buyer) person would sit up, take norice and maybe decide to buy at fire sale prices. Home Page

  • I however, received a confirmation norice that same day.

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  • No, Sire, I came to this tempest in search of a wet norice to nurse little Noose, for I can’t feed him, and Catsight sent me a dream.



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