American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "nursemaid" in a sentence
"The most common orthopedic injury in kids under two is called nursemaid’s elbow, in which the elbow gets tugged out of its socket by a caregiver holding a child’s hand and yanking the elbow."
"The limited references I've seen in literature to nursemaids implies that the nursemaid was the only source of milk for the child."
"The nursemaid was the first to go, and her place was filled by a Roman"