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- adjective fed mother's milk from the breast; -- of an infant.
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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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- adjective (of an infant) breast-fed
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With the second baby, delivery went very smoothly, so I nursed from the beginning, and it took much longer for my husband to be able to have that same closeness, since the little guys spend almost all their time sleeping and eating at the beginning.
That flesh we had nursed from the first in all cleanness was given
Precious … I can SO relate! cath c said: having longterm nursed 3 kids … i totally get this post. beautiful, all consuming, completely tied to someone else's needs. snuggly, sweet and get this thing off of me!
The pair "nursed" each other through the breakups they were both going through, and a month after Moder's divorce was finalized, he and America's Sweetheart sealed the deal during a backyard barbecue.
Durrell's cover story was good - he'd had a chance to speak to the newfound friend who had 'nursed' him - but there was one central and potentially disastrous flaw.
When I sang to her last night she wrapped all four legs around my arm and "nursed" and then nipped me when I stopped.
To this end she visited, and 'nursed' and trained and commanded -- and with good results.
At an early hour the next morning they were again on the bosom of the river, the engine having again been cleaned and "nursed" as the engineer described it for the day.
The total abstainer class was not "nursed" or favored to produce
Colborne had "nursed" his regiment during the fight.