- The act of nursing.
- The place where nursing is carried on
- The place, or apartment, in a house, appropriated to the care of children.
- A place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are propagated for the purpose of transplanting; a plantation of young trees.
- The place where anything is fostered and growth promoted.
- That which forms and educates; as, commerce is the nursery of seamen.
- That which is nursed.