Dry nurse

Dry" nurse`

(?). A nurse who attends and feeds a child by hand; -- in distinction from a wet nurse, who suckles it.
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Dry"nurse`

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dry"-nurse`

, v. t. To feed, attend, and bring up without breastfeeding it. Hudibras.
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Dry`o*bal"a*nops

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. dry^s oak + ba`lanos acorn + 'o`psis appearance. The fruit remotely resembles an acorn in its cup.] (Bot.) The genus to which belongs the single species Dryobalanops Camphora, a lofty resinous tree of Borneo and Sumatra, yielding Borneo camphor and camphor oil.
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