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Nursh, n. [Cf. late ME. (once) nursche (a 1420), and norsh(e (Wyclif and 1480), contracted f. Nurisch(e: cf. also Nurs.] A nurse. — To Janet Doughall the lards nursh; 1647 Caldwell P. 112.

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