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Definition of Nursery

Nursery

  1. The act of nursing.
  2. The place where nursing is carried on
  3. The place, or apartment, in a house, appropriated to the care of children.
  4. A place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are propagated for the purpose of transplanting; a plantation of young trees.
  5. The place where anything is fostered and growth promoted.
  6. That which forms and educates; as, commerce is the nursery of seamen.
  7. That which is nursed.

Nursery Quotations

The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Plato

Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

When I was in nursery school, the teachers asked me, y'know, 'What does your dad do for a living?' So I said 'He helps women get pregnant!' They called my mom and they were like, 'What exactly does your husband do?'
Natalie Portman

Habit is the nursery of errors.
Victor Hugo

My eyes opened, and the first thing I thought of when I could put thoughts together was I want to be in show business. Never wanted anything else. I used to sneak in the costume room at my nursery school and smell the costumes.
Joan Rivers
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Nursery Translations

nursery in German is Kinderzimmer
nursery in Hungarian is gyermekszoba
nursery in Italian is stanza dei bambini
nursery in Swedish is barnkammare
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