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- n. One who rears (nurtures children or animals).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, rears.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who rears or raises; one who brings up.
- n. A rearing horse, ass, or mule; an animal that has a habit of rearing.
- n. In coal-mining, a seam of coal having an inclination of more than thirty degrees.
Not only was woman in the moshavah herself such a new human being, and not only did she herself participate in the general pioneering enterprise, but she became the rearer and shaper of a new generation, a generation of farmers and Jewish workers of the land in Erez Israel.
In other words, is there a gender bias where the mother is believed to be the better rearer of a child than a man?
As a "Mr. Dad" who was the primary child-rearer in our family, I need to tell you that both the concept of husbands "helping out with" child-rearing and the term "Mr. Mom" are insulting and counterproductive to fathers gaining the freedom to share in all the responsibilities of parenting.
Were we right in selecting him out of ten thousand other claimants to be the shepherd and rearer of the human flock?
Of all the people on earth, who can we rely on to fulfill the duty of protector and rearer?
She's a geologist by training, worked for Shell Oil at the point I married her, but currently, she's a full time child rearer.
Calf rearing using imported milk substitutes is practiced in a number of countries and there may be a need for calf weaner and calf rearer feeds.
If she does marry, and gives up her prior vocation to be housekeeper and child-rearer, she should be legally entitled to half her husband's earnings.
Many landlords tried to allot land with no pasture, so that the rearer of cattle had to hire at an exorbitant rate.
Such a son, again, comes to be regarded as belonging to that order to which his owner or rearer belongs. '