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creche


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Creche  \Cr[`e]che\  (kr[asl]sh),  n.  [F.] 
  A  public  nursery,  where  the  young  children  of  poor  women  are 
  cared  for  during  the  day  while  their  mothers  are  at  work 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  creche 
  n  1:  an  institution  where  infant  children  of  unknown  parents  are 
  taken  in  and  cared  for  [syn:  {foundling  hospital}] 
  2:  a  representation  of  Christ's  Nativity  in  the  stable  at 
  Bethlehem 




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