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Thread #169701   Message #4102610
Posted By: Monique
18-Apr-21 - 10:15 AM
Thread Name: Info: The Great Selkie - earthly nouriss
Subject: RE: Info: The Great Selkie - earthly nouriss
From there, 1, c:
c. Applied more generally to the woman (or, in myths etc., female animal) who suckles or has suckled a child, including the natural mother and foster-mothers who are not hired nurses. (bold is mine)