nurse


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nurse

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.

References in classic literature ?
The smartly dressed and healthy-looking nurse, frightened at the idea of losing her place, muttered something to herself, and covering her bosom, smiled contemptuously at the idea of doubts being cast on her abundance of milk.
said the nurse, hushing the baby, and still walking up and down with it.
I could have killed Strickland then, and I knew that my voice was trembling when I bade the nurse goodbye.
She looked so sour and old-fashioned that the nurse turned her head aside to hide the twitching of her mouth.
I didn't know," ventured the nurse, "that he thought he had a lump on his spine.
The nurse was still more frightened when she heard the woman say this, and thought that perhaps some danger was hanging over the child, though she had no ill-opinion of the unknown woman, who, indeed, had behaved towards the child as if it were her own.
Well, nurse,' he said, 'you have had a windfall of luck.
She would be more comfortable here; and the English nurse might keep her company.
The Nurse," said the Man who had laughed, "is an inmate of the Institution for the Illiterate-Deaf-and-Dumb.
In Pollyanna's room, the nurse had found a purring gray cat on the bed vainly trying to attract the attention of a white-faced, wild-eyed little girl.
Miss Halcombe next returned to the nurse, placed all the gold she then had in her pocket (three sovereigns) in the nurse's hands, and asked when and where she could speak to her alone.
The nurse lit the gilt candles before the icons and sat down by the door with her knitting.