Nursemaid

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A nursemaid (or nursery maid) is a mostly historical term for a female domestic worker who cares for children within a large household.wikipedia
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Nanny

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The term implies that she is an assistant to an older and more experienced employee, a role usually known as nurse or nanny.
Some were supported by at least one assistant, known as a nursemaid (or nurserymaid).

Domestic worker

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A nursemaid (or nursery maid) is a mostly historical term for a female domestic worker who cares for children within a large household.

Nursery (room)

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A family wealthy enough to have multiple servants looking after the children would have a large domestic staff, traditionally within a strict hierarchy, and a large house (or possibly several, such as the townhouse and country house) with nursery quarters.
The nurse (nanny) and nursemaid (assistant) slept in the suite too, to be within earshot of the sleeping children.

Great house

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The title 'Nursery Maid' refers to a specific role within the hierarchy of a great house.

Maid

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Nursery Maids wore a uniform, similar to the other maids in the household.

Archaism

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A nursemaid (or nursery maid) is a mostly historical term for a female domestic worker who cares for children within a large household.

Townhouse (Great Britain)

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A family wealthy enough to have multiple servants looking after the children would have a large domestic staff, traditionally within a strict hierarchy, and a large house (or possibly several, such as the townhouse and country house) with nursery quarters.

English country house

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A family wealthy enough to have multiple servants looking after the children would have a large domestic staff, traditionally within a strict hierarchy, and a large house (or possibly several, such as the townhouse and country house) with nursery quarters.

Nurse (Romeo and Juliet)

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In ancient usage the terms 'nursemaid' and 'nurse' (as, for example, the character in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet) are largely interchangeable. In many cases this could lead to nannies being retained on the staff even after the children had grown up, or to nursemaids continuing to hold a responsible role for the adult child as a type of chaperone, as in the example of Juliet's nurse.

Romeo and Juliet

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In ancient usage the terms 'nursemaid' and 'nurse' (as, for example, the character in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet) are largely interchangeable.

Girl

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It was a junior role for young girls, working under the supervision of the experienced and usually older nanny.

Punch (magazine)

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In 1845 the satirical magazine Punch published a guide to domestic servants in which it suggested that any girl could undertake the duties of a Nursery Maid, as every girl had the requisite training of "snubbing and slapping" either her own siblings, or the siblings of other people.

Chaperone (social)

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In many cases this could lead to nannies being retained on the staff even after the children had grown up, or to nursemaids continuing to hold a responsible role for the adult child as a type of chaperone, as in the example of Juliet's nurse.

Alice Ayres

Alice Ayres (12 September 1859 – 26 April 1885) was an English nursemaid honoured for her bravery in rescuing the children in her care from a house fire.

Christian Ranucci

However, other sources, like Ranucci's father, testified that his son did not really witness this attack, but only saw his injured mother as a nursemaid was carrying him in her arms.

Anna Q. Nilsson

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In the new country, the Swedish teenager started working as a nursemaid and learned English quickly.

American Lullaby

The narrator of the piece is a nursemaid, who is putting the baby in her care to sleep.

Margaret Bryan

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The position of Lady Governess in her day resembled less that of the popular modern idea of a governess, more that of a nanny.

Oscar Wilde

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Until he was nine, Oscar Wilde was educated at home, where a French nursemaid and a German governess taught him their languages.

The Bonesetter's Daughter

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Lu Ling believed that young Ruth had the ability to communicate with the spirit world, and often expected her to produce messages from the ghost of Lu Ling's long-dead nursemaid, Precious Auntie, by writing on a sand tray.