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- n. Alternative form of nursling.
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- n. An infant considered in relation to its nurse.
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- n. an infant considered in relation to its nurse
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I give the nurseling, which is an Anthrax-eater, a young Phaneroptera.
Without argument, Denoriel took possession of a tiny servant's room that opened into FitzRoy's bedchamber, the nurse having elected to sleep in a trundle bed right beside her nurseling.
Bloom stays with nurse a thought to send a kind word to happy mother and nurseling up there.
"You'll miss your nurseling," said Cadfael when Edgytha came at noon to serve food and drink for them.
A devoted woman all anxiety for her nurseling, bringing honey cakes and carrying away a small token thing that slipped easily into the breast of her gown, from the breast of Benet's cotte.
Here was another woman whose attitude to Father Ailnoth might be exceedingly ambivalent, torn between gratitude for a patronage which had given her status and security, and desperation at his raging resentment of the deception practised on him, if she knew how he had found it out, and his all too probable intent to see her nurseling unmasked and thrown into prison.
When Cadfael could wedge a word or two into the flow he told her how her nurseling was faring, and how he would see to it that she continued to fare.
No doubt about the fervency of that prayer, she would fight and die for her nurseling.
Percy Society, there is a small error of importance, involving no less that the learned would call "a non sequitur," and which, if my correct-and-almost-unequalled nurse, Betty Richins, was alive, she would have noticed much sooner that the nurseling who now addresses you.
If the mother is not strong her nurseling will sometimes thrive better upon artificial food than on its natural nourishment.