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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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It dwarfed Jacqui Schofield when she climbed through this winter wonderland on February 20, 1985' Right: A friendly snowman made by twins Heather and Hazel Williams and sisters Jane and Emma Howell in Llandudno on December 30, 1985' Left: Twelve-year-old Mari Williams acts as a nursemaid to these frisky quadruplets on her father's farm at Bryn Clwyd in St Asaph on March 25, 1976' Thousands of people were basking in the sun, enjoying the heat wave in Llandudno on August 4, 1947' Left: Elderly couples enjoy stepping back to the golden days of dance on Rhyl Promenade on July 27, 1996' Right: Having a ball.
In ``Proof,'' she plays Catherine, the daughter of brilliant mathematician Robert (Anthony Hopkins), who has fallen into the beginnings of dementia and who she's playing nursemaid for.
Kim Bailey may have slipped out of the headlines, having had to turn nursemaid last season to a stable full of sick horses, but after King Of Gothland started the ball rolling again, the Northamptonshire trainer revealed owners have remained loyal as has interest in his Preston Capes yard.
But most African countries will need a nursemaid during the transition stage.
In The Color Purple Goldberg played nursemaid, cook, and washerwoman to Danny Clover and his brat pack, receiving little thanks and lots of abuse for her efforts.
The bishop was born at Port Stevens, and his nursemaid was my great-grandmother, Isabella Sawkins (Thomas's wife), who worked for Lady Parry.
Robert Burt's nursemaid was hilarious, and James Bierney, as Orimeno's servant, completed this remarkable cast.
In addition, they suggest that the comparative advantage of federal R and D funds lies in improving patent office efficiency, playing nursemaid to company research programs, and providing financial resources to university research programs, all of which serve to increase the innovative capacity of society.
The queen made the drawings for her nursemaid Helvig Lutken when she was around twelve years old.
Laura Wexler, for example, disrupts the Freudian image of the sentimental family by examining the literal photograph of a black nursemaid and white child.
The dissolution of the family, a major theme, is punctuated by the deaths of Zoila, her unnamed infant son, Emilio, and Rosario, as well as by the disappearance of Francisca, the family's longtime nursemaid.
You'll also have to add the cost of the services of an in-house Unix guru to nursemaid the software used to access the Net.