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Definition: sleeper shark
(n[^u]rs), n. [OE. nourse, nurice, norice, OF.
nurrice, norrice, nourrice, F. nourrice, fr. L. nutricia
nurse, prop., fem. of nutricius that nourishes; akin to
nutrix, -icis, nurse, fr. nutrire to nourish. See Nourish
and cf. Nutritious
1. One who nourishes; a person who supplies food, tends, or
brings up; as:
(a) A woman who has the care of young children;
especially, one who suckles an infant not her own.
(b) A person, especially a woman, who has the care of the
sick or infirm.
2. One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow,
trains, fosters, or the like.
The nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise.
3. (Naut.) A lieutenant or first officer, who is the real
commander when the captain is unfit for his place.
(a) A peculiar larva of certain trematodes which produces
cercari[ae] by asexual reproduction. See Cercaria
(b) Either one of the nurse sharks.
(a) A large arctic shark (Somniosus microcephalus
having small teeth and feeble jaws; -- called also
, and ground shark
(b) A large shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum
), native of
the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico, having the dorsal
fins situated behind the ventral fins.
To put to nurse
, or To put out to nurse
, to send away to
be nursed; to place in the care of a nurse.
, Dry nurse
. See Wet nurse
, and Dry nurse
in the Vocabulary.