a nurse who takes care of but does not breast-feed another's infant. Cf. wet nurse.
a person who tutors and guides an inexperienced person at work.
dry-nursePronunciation: (drī'nûrs"), [key]
—v.t., -nursed, -nurs•ing.
to act as a dry nurse to.
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