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noun (plural:nurseries)
  1. (obsolete) The act of nursing
"Her kind nursery." "Shakespeare
  1. A place where nursing is carried on; as:
  1. A place, or apartment, in a house, used for the care of children.
  2. A place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are cultivated for transplanting; a plantation of young trees.
  3. The place where anything is fostered and growth promoted.
  4. "Fair Padua, nursery of arts." "Shakespeare
  5.  
  6. Christian families are the nurseries of the
  7. church on earth, as she is the nursery of the
  8. church in heaven. "J. M. Mason
  9. That which forms and educates; as, commerce is the nursery of seamen.
    1. (rare) That which is nursed.

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