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Thread #169701   Message #4102558
Posted By: GUEST
17-Apr-21 - 05:25 PM
Thread Name: Info: The Great Selkie - earthly nouriss
Subject: RE: Info: The Great Selkie - earthly nouriss
From the context I always interpreted it as 'a human mother'. Earthly meaning not supernatural, nurse (as I heard it) meaning mother as Helen suggests.