Noursle
Noursle Nour"sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

She noursled him till years he raught. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • noursle — /nûrˈsl/ (Spenser) transitive verb 1. (also nousle, nousell or nuzzle) to bring up 2. To foster ORIGIN: A form of ↑nuzzle2 influenced by ↑nurse1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • nosel — Noursle Nour sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster] She noursled him till years he raught. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nousel — Noursle Nour sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster] She noursled him till years he raught. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nousle — Noursle Nour sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster] She noursled him till years he raught. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nowsle — Noursle Nour sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster] She noursled him till years he raught. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nusle — Noursle Nour sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster] She noursled him till years he raught. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nuzzle — Noursle Nour sle, v. t. [Freq., fr. OE. nourse. See {Nurse}.] To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also {nosel}, {nousel}, {nousle}, {nowsle}, {nusle}, {nuzzle}, etc.] [1913 Webster] She noursled him till years he raught. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nuzzle — Nuz zle (n[u^]z z l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nuzzled} (n[u^]z z ld);p. pr. & vb. n. {Nuzzling} (n[u^]z zl[i^]ng).] [See {Noursle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To noursle or nurse; to foster; to bring up. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people had been nuzzled in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nuzzled — Nuzzle Nuz zle (n[u^]z z l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nuzzled} (n[u^]z z ld);p. pr. & vb. n. {Nuzzling} (n[u^]z zl[i^]ng).] [See {Noursle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To noursle or nurse; to foster; to bring up. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people had been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nuzzling — Nuzzle Nuz zle (n[u^]z z l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nuzzled} (n[u^]z z ld);p. pr. & vb. n. {Nuzzling} (n[u^]z zl[i^]ng).] [See {Noursle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To noursle or nurse; to foster; to bring up. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people had been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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