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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 ?
Newman continued to look at the nurses and babies; they imparted to the scene a kind of primordial, pastoral simplicity.
Returning up the Broad Walk we have on our right the Baby Walk, which is so full of perambulators that you could cross from side to side stepping on babies, but the nurses won't let you do it.
The baby was lying with its head thrown back, stiffening itself in the nurse's arms, and would not take the plump breast offered it; and it never ceased screaming in spite of the double hushing of the wet-nurse and the other nurse, who was bending over her.
said the nurse, picking up the cork of the green bottle, which had fallen out on the pillow, as she stooped to take up the child.
I told him that my old nurse would be delighted to assist him, and that we would all three take the field together, but on one condition.
The nurse, however, is determined that, insane or not, there shall be no shirking and that you shall go through your task to the end.
The nurse looked at him with her calm, kind eyes, which had seen all the horror and pain of the world, and yet, filled with the vision of a world without sin, remained serene.
Van Baerle's nurse had received the letter in the following way.
Just as he found the letter of which he was in search, the nurse made her appearance.
But all the Nurse did was to shut down the window and call for help, and the dogs of the house came rushing out.
A CANDIDATE canvassing his district met a Nurse wheeling a Baby in a carriage, and, stooping, imprinted a kiss upon the Baby's clammy muzzle.
The nurse, in her evidence, had reported him as speaking in an off-hand manner.