Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which nourishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, nourishes.

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  • noun One who, or that which, nourishes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Before my eyes that "nourisher" lay outspread, a nourisher overlaid with dry and fragrant herbage.

    Through Russia

  • So called either from Ham, the son of Noah; or, the "nourisher," as the word means. their kings -- the kings of the nations in league with Egypt.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • I am currently running, therefore, on three or four hours of Shakespeare's nourisher; and the problem, when you find yourself watching TV at 2.30 or 3am, is deciding whether it is the morning after, or still the night before.

    The ravelled mystery of David Lloyd's eyebrows

  • Think of those who nourished and encouraged you, and become a nourisher and encourager yourself.

    The Christmas Spirit

  • 'Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care The death of each day\'s life, sore labour\'s bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature\'s second course, Chief nourisher in life\'s feast.

    Anne Naylor: Is Sleeping A Good Investment Of Your Time?

  • The move is aimed towards consolidation of the Horlicks brands as a 'family nourisher' on the Indian turf.

    India News Digest: Bharti, MTN Bankers Set for Bumper Fee Payday

  • He is a soul nourisher, a hope giver, a living American talisman against hurricanes, terrorism, economic downturns, and spiritual malaise.

    Seasons’ greetings

  • Untouched, unassailable, undefiled, that mighty world-force, that nourisher of nations, wrapped in Nirvanic calm, indifferent to the human swarm, gigantic, resistless, moved onward in its appointed grooves.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Untouched, unassailable, undefiled, that mighty world-force, that nourisher of nations, wrapped in Nirvanic calm, indifferent to the human swarm, gigantic, resistless, moved onward in its appointed grooves.

    The Octopus

  • He is a soul nourisher, a hope giver, a living American talisman against hurricanes, terrorism, economic downturns, and spiritual malaise.

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2008 – November – 04

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