Nourice \Nour"ice\, n. A nurse. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • nourice — /nooh ris/, n. Obs. a nurse. [1175 1225; ME; see NURSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nourice — nou·rice …   English syllables

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