nursery


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Synonyms for nursery

Synonyms for nursery

a child's room for a baby

a building with glass walls and roof

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How much more deceitful than her lover is the little nursery governess.
Love had put out his lights, and the little nursery governess walked in darkness.
David knows that all children in our part of London were once birds in the Kensington Gardens; and that the reason there are bars on nursery windows and a tall fender by the fire is because very little people sometimes forget that they have no longer wings, and try to fly away through the window or up the chimney.
Yet as he pulled out against the gale he could see that even there had once been a seal nursery.
A MINUTE afterwards Hunca Munca, his wife, put her head out, too; and when she saw that there was no one in the nursery, she ventured out on the oilcloth under the coal-box
The mice rushed back to their hole, and the dolls came into the nursery.
Some leaves of a tree had been found on the nursery floor, which certainly were not there when the children went to bed, and Mrs.
She explained in quite a matter-of-fact way that she thought Peter sometimes came to the nursery in the night and sat on the foot of her bed and played on his pipes to her.
He was told that the prince had gone to the nursery.
he muttered, and after listening to the verbal instructions his father had sent and taking the correspondence and his father's letter, he returned to the nursery.
Alexey Alexandrovitch was in the nursery in the morning, and leaving orders for the doctor to be sent for, he went to his office.
In the day nursery Seryozha, leaning on the table with his legs on a chair, was drawing and chatting away merrily.
Next day, by noon, I was up and dressed, and sat wrapped in a shawl by the nursery hearth.
Reed, I presume, from after-occurrences, that the apothecary ventured to recommend my being sent to school; and the recommendation was no doubt readily enough adopted; for as Abbot said, in discussing the subject with Bessie when both sat sewing in the nursery one night, after I was in bed, and, as they thought, asleep, "Missis was, she dared say, glad enough to get rid of such a tiresome, ill- conditioned child, who always looked as if she were watching everybody, and scheming plots underhand.
Mary was standing in the middle of the nursery when they opened the door a few minutes later.