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wet nurse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwet nurseหˆwet nurse noun [countable] ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š old useSSWMB a woman paid to give her breast milk to another womanโ€™s baby
Examples from the Corpus
wet nurseโ€ข I remember the names of the two servants were Abatahun and Astakakalij, the wet nurse.
wet-nurseหˆwet-nurse verb [transitive] ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š LOOK AFTER somebodyto give someone too much care and attention, as if they were a childโ†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
wet-nurse
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywet-nurse
he, she, itwet-nurses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywet-nursed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wet-nursed
he, she, ithas wet-nursed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wet-nursed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wet-nurse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wet-nursed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wet-nursing
he, she, itis wet-nursing
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you, we, theyare wet-nursing
Past
I, he, she, itwas wet-nursing
you, we, theywere wet-nursing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wet-nursing
he, she, ithas been wet-nursing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wet-nursing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wet-nursing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wet-nursing
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