Definition of Nursling

1. Noun. An infant considered in relation to its nurse.

Exact synonyms: Nurseling, Suckling
Generic synonyms: Babe, Baby, Infant



Definition of Nursling

1. n. One who, or that which, is nursed; an infant; a fondling.

Definition of Nursling

1. Noun. A young child or animal being nursed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nursling

1. an infant [n -S] - See also: infant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nursling

nursing homes
nursing methodology research
nursing model
nursing plan of care
nursing process
nursing records
nursing research
nursing school
nursing services
nursing staff
nursing theory
nursings
nursle
nursled
nursles
nursling (current term)
nurslings
nurstle
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nurstling
nursy
nurtural
nurturance
nurturances
nurturant
nurture
nurtured
nurturer
nurturers
nurtures

Literary usage of Nursling

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Boniface could only return to England to his monastery of nursling. Here he might now have settled down into a quiet path of life, for, on the death of ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Therefore the surest of all winged signs He sent him forth—an eagle 'twixt his claws Clasping a fawn the nursling of a hind ; This it let fall upon the ..."

3. Poems by Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1890)
"The nursling of Civility. LO, how the woman once was woo'd : Forth leapt the savage from his lair, And fell'd her, and to nuptials rude He dragg'd her, ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The Pepsin Secretion of the Healthy and the Sick nursling.—The method employed by J. ROSENSTEIN (Berl. klin. Woch., 1908, xlv, 542) follows the principle ..."

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