What does the word nursery mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A playroom for children.

Usage examples for nursery

  1. Truly it seemed to me that day as though this parish of Ditchingham were the very nursery of fools, of whom I was the first and biggest, and indeed this same thought has struck me since concerning other matters. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  2. But when once they had heard about growing up, and choosing for themselves, and things of that sort, they could never have been babies any more, and it would have been cruel to keep them in the nursery. – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  3. In truth one might expect that a common nursery would finally result in a free fight. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns