Definition of 'wet nurse'
Example sentences containing 'wet nurse'
THE GOLDEN LION (1993)
Thrse herself fell ill soon after her birth and was sent to a farm to be under the care of a wet nurse.RIDDLE ME THIS (1993)
Alys, Davydd's wet-nurse, had packed a basket full of food, but Joanna could swallow no more than a mouthful of cheese.HERE BE DRAGONS (2001)
Definition of wet nurse from the Collins English Dictionary
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