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Synonyms for nursling

a very young child

Synonyms for nursling

an infant considered in relation to its nurse

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The first four Polish paramedics are taking a six-week familiarisation course at Nursling Ambulance Station in Southampton.
The latter, on the other hand, can be immediately recognized owing to their "grave and modest countenances, a general air of native propriety and decency; by this last circumstance alone I could at a glance distinguish the daughter of Albion and nursling of Protestantism from the foster-child of Rome, the protegee of Jesuistry" (The Professor, 98-99).
The discovery was made in a wooded area close to a motorway in Nursling near Southampton.
Lenard was born and raised in Nursling, England, daughter of the late Bertram and Alice (Luffman) Stokes.
The image in the mirror is understood as uncannily prefiguring the disintegration and nursling dependence of advanced age.
Many thanks for your help Janet Golding Lane House, Redbridge Lane, Nursling Southampton, SO16 0XN
Lucas, a forester and environmentalist, never misses a chance to read Shelley's "The (Cloud": "I am the daughter of Earth and Water, / And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores, of the ocean and shores; / I change, but I cannot die .
I can't help but notice that the daily chores - maintenance of Chubb, (even after employing the new strategy of "benign neglect"), extract crayons from her nose, extract her from beneath a sofa, wrestle the hammer out of her clutches, retune the television, explain that Mama is having a bath, and not hiding, eating biscuits (sometimes one has to lie), fetch Chelsea buns for my wife, not irritate her by standing in doorways, and now in addition, the many offices for our shining new nursling, little Nipper - mean that I might well have to give up one of life's essentials (maybe bathing), to stay in the game.
For the sake of thy dear shape the nursling of Atarneus also Has left the sun's beams desolate.
The one we slaughtered that day was a nursling wether with a fat belly.
Police refused to comment on the incident at the B& Q store in Nursling, Southampton.
Her son brought suit against Nursing Facility, alleging that his mother's death resulted from Nursling Facility's negligent care.
Wisdom, God's nursling and a delight to man, plays a double role.
I was his nursling once and choice delight His destin'd from the womb Promised by heavenly message twice descending.
Essentially, this stage involves the moment in a child's development, occurring somewhere between six to eighteen months, when a child who is "still sunk in his motor incapacity and nursling dependence" as Lacan explains, (6) is able to recognize himself in the mirror and, in response, physically assumes a more upright position (sits up) and consequently develops an idealized image of himself as a being more autonomous and fully developed than he is in reality.