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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Nurture


NUR'TURE, noun

1. That which nourishes; food; diet.

2. That which promotes growth; education; instruction. Ephesians 6:4.

NUR'TURE, verb transitive

1. To feed; to nourish.

2. To educate; to bring or train up.

He was nurtured where he was born.

NUSANCE. [See Nuisance.]