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wet nurse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwet nurseˈwet nurse noun [countable]  old useSSWMB a woman paid to give her breast milk to another woman’s baby
Examples from the Corpus
wet nurseI remember the names of the two servants were Abatahun and Astakakalij, the wet nurse.
wet-nurseˈwet-nurse verb [transitive]  LOOK AFTER somebodyto give someone too much care and attention, as if they were a child→ 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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