To put to nurse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To put to nurse to send away to be nursed; to place in the care of a nurse.
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Usage

In literature:

Father sings it to me when Tilly, nurse, nor you aren't there to put me to bed.
"The Melting of Molly" by Maria Thompson Daviess
The nurses were engaged in giving the little ones their supper, and putting them to bed.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
It is a little weakness of mine, but I always like to put her to sleep myself, though I have the most faithful of all nurses.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
I put away my horse, and Nurse puts me away to bed.
"Verses for Children" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
His wife had gone to nurse in a hospital and they had put their children in a convent.
""Over There" with the Australians" by R. Hugh Knyvett
There was also a nurse, and she began to put on Joe the clothes he wore in the street.
"The Story of a Nodding Donkey" by Laura Lee Hope
Naturally their treatment was of no avail, but when he had been sent to a nursing home and had put back the 20 lbs.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
She took my baby child and put her in the house with her to nurse her baby and make fire.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Her nurse put her to sleep by laying her face down and patting gently upon the end of her spine.
"The Story of the Mind" by James Mark Baldwin
The baby was uninjured, but it took a long time to bring the nurse back to consciousness, and still longer to put heart into her again.
"The Man of the Desert" by Grace Livingston Hill
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In poetry:

I am going to sleep, my nurse, put me to bed.
Set a lamp at my headboard;
a constellation; whatever you like;
all are good: lower it a bit.
"I Am Going To Sleep (Suicide Poem)" by Alfonsina Storni
"'E might 'a' tnade it jist a wee bit worse.
I'd stand a lot uv that before I'd scream.
The grub wus jist the thing; an', say, me nurse I
She wus a dream!
I used to treat them tony tarts wiv mirth;
But now I know why they wus put on earth.
"Rabbits" by C J Dennis
Every luxury known through the earth's wide expanse,
In profusion procured was put forth to enhance
The repast that they gave;
And no Sybarite, nursed in the lap of delight,
Such a banquet ere tasted as welcomed that night
The elect of the grave.
"The Feast Of Freedom" by Victor Marie Hugo

In news:

A US Army veteran is suing the government for $10 million, alleging a nurse at a veteran's hospital repeatedly put ice packs on his penis after surgery, causing frostbite and gangrene and ultimately leading to the organ's partial amputation.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. An Army veteran says a Veterans Administration nurse repeatedly put ice packs on his penis after surgery, causing frostbite and gangrene and ultimately led to the organ's amputation.
He would demand to nurse before naps and bedtime if she was around, but seemed fine to go without if the father put him to bed.
Camarillo obstetrician Dr Stephen Carter and the five obstetricians who deliver babies at the Camarillo hospital, as well as the 16-nurse staff, asked the board to invest in marketing for the unit and to put money toward improvements.
MINERVA Residents of the Hudson Headwaters Health Network Nursing Home in North Creek were treated to a talent show last Thursday, Aug 9, put on by the girls of Camp Che-na- wah in Minerva.
The change allows nurses who have at least a master's degree in anesthesiology care to put patients under.
Can you relate to Apple 's decision to put work on hold and nurse her dying dog.
Rachel Dixon, a pre-nursing student at Oakland University is excited to see the ban put in place.
Wisconsin has been putting nurse practitioners (NP) in nursing homes to intervene when there might be some health issue developing that might end up sending the person to the hospital.
Tributes have flooded in for the nurse who was found dead after being duped into putting a call through to Duchess Catherine's bedside.
" "Her words to me were, 'Please don't put me in a nursing home, please don't put me in a nursing home And I promised to her at that time, when she was aware, that I would never put her in a nursing home.
Johnson & Johnson asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a complaint accusing the health care giant of paying millions in kickbacks so nursing homes would put more patients on its popular schizophrenia medication and other drugs.
So we put some students at Blessing Rieman College of Nursing to the test to find out the facts.
Puts Off Plan to Pare Nursing Home Inspections.
SALT LAKE CITY — State regulators have put two of Utah's two-year nursing programs on notice for struggling to keep their graduates' pass rates up to par on licensing exams.
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